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Leadership Team

Phil Webb

Managing Director

Phil started at Walker Construction 21 years ago as a Site Agent in the Rail Division and for 13 years was gradually promoted to Senior Site Agent, Contracts Manager and then to Divisional Rail Director. During 2012 Phil progressed to Safety Director as well as taking on the newly established role of Deputy Managing Director.

In January 2013 Phil became Managing Director for the company.

Phil possesses strong leadership skills, with extensive management experience across Building, Civil Engineering and Rail projects. Phil's refined skills and expertise empowers Walker Construction with a valuable approach to and understanding of; New business development; Financial management principles; Entrepreneurial with commercial acumen;

Phil has created a results driven culture within the company. Oriented with a positive approach to management, design and construction, Phil's approach brings a clear focus on high quality and collaborative efficiency.

Steve Walker

Company Chairman

Steve started working for the family in 1979 when the Tool Hire Centre was first established; Steve worked his way up to Managing Director of the Tool Hire Centre by 1982. In 1987 he took over as Managing Director of the family’s plant hire company, Star Plant, until it was sold in 2006. In the same year, Steve was appointed Director of Associate Divisions at Walker Construction.

In April 2012 Steve was promoted to the position of Chairman at Walker Construction. Steve’s diverse experience of commercial enterprising and construction management across Building, Civil Engineering and Rail have nurtured valuable key skills in Project Management, Commercial Management and Construction Management. Steve has expertise in Project Programming, Contract Law, Safety Awareness and problem solving construction.

Paul King

Finance Director

Paul began his career in financial management in 1982, joining Walker Bros (CE) Ltd as Assistant to the Group Accountant in 1987, soon becoming involved with The Tool Hire Centre to bring in a computerised hire and financial system. Paul was seconded to Star Plant Ltd in 1988 as Company Accountant reporting to the Group Finance Director. Paul was promoted to Finance Director at Star Plant Ltd in 1991 and appointed as Finance Director upon incorporation of The Tool Hire Centre Ltd, which had previously operated as a division of Walker Bros.

In 1998 Paul was appointed as Finance Director of Walker Management (UK) Ltd where he started to become involved with financial and tax planning strategies of all Walker owned companies. This led to his appointment to the board of Walker Construction as a director and Company Secretary in 2011 dealing with the overview of legal, HR and financial matters. In light of Pauls successes within Walker owned companies and following the resignation of George Miller, In 2012 Paul progressed to Finance Director of Walker Construction in September.

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