Karl Walker

Market Development Manager at Beckhoff Automation Ltd

Karl spent the first 25 years of his career working in the field of industrial automation and process control before moving into building automation in 2015, with the hope of transferring some of the proven industrial control technologies and strategies into buildings and the built environment.

Currently employed as Market Development Manager for Beckhoff Automation Ltd, his focus is on the relationship between the requirements of BS EN15217 and the deliverables of BS EN15232, in order to create sustainable, healthy and energy-efficient buildings through intelligent and holistic automation.

Karl also chairs the Building Controls Industry Association’s marketing working group which strives to promote the use of controls as key to the operational efficiency of buildings and build strong relationships within the supply chain, other technical associations and government.