Phil Walker

Phil is an engineer who started his career in the UK shipbuilding industry. Later he was based in South Korea, then China, developing businesses for an international certification body. This included providing ISO 9000 Quality Certifications and ISO 14001 Environmental Certifications for local and multi-national business clients. Phil passed his ISO 14001 lead assessor training in Tokyo in 1996.

After a five year period as co-owner/manager of a small hotel in Scotland, he moved to Ireland with his family in 2004, and spent four years as the environmental advisor to Waterford Chamber. In this role he assisted more than 30 Irish companies to improve their environmental performance and achieve an environmental certification, notably to the Green Dragon and Green Hospitality Awards.

Phil holds a first class honours degree in Naval Architecture; an M.Sc. in Production Technology; a Diploma in Welding Technology; and a Fellowship in Manufacturing Management.