Bryan Walsh is a senior editor for TIME International. He also writes the Going Green column for TIME and TIME.com and contributes to TIME.com’s environmental issues blog, Ecocentric. A former Tokyo bureau chief for TIME, Walsh was named senior editor in April 2012 and is based in New York. His most recent cover stories include “The Future of Oil” and “The Upside of Being an Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated).”
Before his time in Tokyo, Walsh worked as a Hong Kong–based reporter as well as a staff writer for TIME Asia, for which he covered a wide range of subjects, focusing on public health, science and the environment. He wrote extensively on the SARS outbreak, reporting from the laboratories of the University of Hong Kong and Prince of Wales hospital. Additionally, he wrote numerous cover stories for TIME Asia on topics ranging from the rise in global obesity to the threat of avian flu.
Walsh was awarded a Knight Public Health Journalism Fellowship from the Centers for Disease Control Foundation. As part of this fellowship, he attended training at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control during summer 2010.
Born and raised in Doylestown, Pa., Walsh is a graduate of Princeton University.