retired consultant civil engineer
John Walker is a retired consultant civil engineer. He has over 40 years’ experience, specialising in transportation planning and traffic engineering. He is not a water engineer. He spent many years overseas as a specialist adviser within government departments, most extensively in Thailand, Iran and Pakistan, initially with consultant Freeman Fox and later with Jamieson MacKay. Until retirement, he was a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and was a Director of JMP Consultants Ltd responsible for the firm’s overseas commissions and its offices in Leeds and Newcastle.
Since 2012 he has been a trustee of Ghana Outlook, a small UK registered charity based in Penistone. The charity works with three small Ghanaian NGOs (charities) to bring safe water and/or sanitation to remote communities and schools, dry season vegetable growing for women’s groups and tractor services for women’s group farming in the remote, dry north.