Council 2006-2007

Dr Keith Walker CEng MIMMM
Chairman, Steel Divisional Board

Keith Walker grew up in the steel industry in Sheffield and did a BSc and PhD in Metallurgy at Leeds University, before working for British Steel in Scunthorpe starting in 1987. Work there focussed on technical aspects of steelmaking and casting, especially related to product quality control. Dr Walker achieved professional membership and CEng in 1992. He was appointed head of technology for finished products for both Scunthorpe and Teesside sites in 1997, and became head of technology for the Construction and Industrial business unit in 2001. He became Director Programmes in research and development in 2005, with responsibility across the Corus Group.