Ian G. Walker

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Ian G Walker CEng FIEE is the managing director of Rotary Electrical, non-executive Chairman of Rotary Engineering UK Ltd and a principal figure in the renovation of Sheffield, England.[citation needed] He has been a non-executive director of South Yorkshire Strategic Health Authority since April 2002. Walker is also a director of Sheffield Medical Products. He also sits on the South Yorkshire Forum, and is chairman of the board of governors at Ashdell School.

Education[edit]

Born in Sheffield, Walker was educated at Birkdale preparatory school, and Dryden House, Oundle School. From there, he won a place at Trinity College, Cambridge to read for an Electrical Engineering degree. Upon graduation, he worked for several years for Yokogawa, a Japanese instrumentation company, after which he studied for an MBA at the London Business School (LBS).

Business[edit]

Upon leaving LBS, Walker went straight to BOC, where he worked until eventually leaving to take the helm at Rotary Electrical, the Sheffield-based engineering firm founded in 1952. Walker negotiated and supervised the acquisition of Rotary by the Wood Group in 2002.[citation needed]


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