Mr. Walker is CEO & President of Walker & Associates, based in Katy, Texas.
Rod Walker is an industry executive who brings thirty-two years of technical expertise and business acumen combined with executive management experience to lead organizations and serve as a trusted advisor to clients in the energy industry domestically and worldwide. His breadth of experience in the energy industry combined with his engineering background and management consultancy work allows him to provide strong leadership to organizations strategically and tactically either in a hand’s on or C-level advisory role. Mr. Walker has significant experience with all aspects of assessing, recommending and implementing organizational performance improvements addressing people, process, data, technology, financial infrastructure, regulatory and enterprise risk issues. In addition, Mr. Walker has led teams on numerous due diligence and merger & acquisition support engagements in all areas of the Energy industry.
He has led a team of Walker & Associates and Los Alamos Labs personnel over the past two years to review the impact of the Aliso Canyon storage field leak and shut-down near Los Angeles on power generation and the overall reliability of natural gas and power in California on-going.
He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Clemson University and is a Board Member of the American Public Gas Association (APGA) and active in the Southern Gas Association (SGA).
Mr. Walker is currently CEO & President of Walker & Associates, a management consultancy based in Katy, Texas. Past work experience includes Director in the Management Consulting group for Black & Veatch, Natural Gas National Practice Lead for Halcrow (now a part of CH2MHill), Principal Consultant at R. W. Beck, Director of two municipal gas utilities in Georgia and a variety of operations, management and engineering positions at AGL Resources.