Julian Glover OBE is Associate Editor of the London Evening Standard. He is leading the current Landscapes Reviews for the Government into the future of National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Beauty in England.
He is a writer, journalist and author of the bestselling biography Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain. Julian has worked as leader writer and columnist at the Guardian and as a Special Adviser in Number 10 and the Department for Transport.
‘Vivid, enthusiastic… Glover makes an enormously readable and persuasive case for Telford’s importance in our national story’ DOMINIC SANDBROOK, Sunday Times
‘An evocative biography of Britain’s greatest civil engineer… Glover catches the thrill of Telford’s engineering quite beautifully‘ The Guardian
‘Glover has done detailed research and any other author will struggle to improve on his life of Telford. Man of Iron is a competent, interesting book about an engineer whose star deserves to shine a little brighter’ SIMON HEFFER, Daily Telegraph
‘A strikingly clear portrait of the man who helped shape Britain… A beautifully-written biography, reading almost as a work of classic literature‘ Engineering & Technology