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Chris Bambery is the editor of Socialist Worker and a member of the Central Committee of the Socialist Workers Party.

Originally from Edinburgh he began his political career as a member of the International Marxist Group in 1972. After leaving Edinburgh University, where he had been Vice President of the Students Representative Council, he became a full time organiser for the IMG in Glasgow in 1978-79 but left that organisation in May 1979 joining the Socialist Workers Party seven months later. In late 1981 he became the SWP's Glasgow organiser.

In the 1983 he moved to North London as an organiser for the SWP and was elected a member of its Central Committee in 1987 becoming its National Organiser shortly afterwards, a position which he held to 2004 when he replaced the long serving Chris Harman as editor of Socialist Worker.

He led the International Socialist Tendency at the Genoa Group of Eight Summit protest in Italy in 2001 with Alex Callinicos.

He is the author of numerous books and articles including;


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