Robert Walker (Travis Perkins)
Robert Walker is the chairman of Travis Perkins.
Walker was appointed as a non-executive director of building material suppliers Travis Perkins in September 2009 and became chairman in May 2010.
He has previously been chairman of W H Smith, Williams Lea Group Ltd and BCA Europe and group chief executive of Severn Trent Plc. Walker also spent 30 years with Procter & Gamble, McKinsey and PepsiCo.
Letter to the Telegraph
On 1 April 2015 Walker was one of 103 business leaders who wrote to the Telegraph praising the British Conservative Party's economic policies and claiming a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment' in the UK.
- Travis Perkins Leadership, accessed 7 April 2015.
- Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 7 April 2015.