Portrait photograph of Tim Walker

Tim Walker

Committee Member

Having been active in environmental services for many years, since 2019 Tim has been Chief Executive (Acting) of arc21 – a contracting partnership for six councils in Northern Ireland.

Prior to that, he headed up waste management at Belfast City Council for two decades and also sat on or chaired a variety of boards. He currently sits on the Board for Keep NI Beautiful and the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management as a Trustee.

He is also a Visiting Research Fellow with QUB looking at the Circular Economy, a member of the DEFRA Advisory Committee on Packaging (UK), and sits on the Department for Economy Circular Economy Coalition (NI).

He has several professional and academic qualifications and regularly returns from the beach with more than a bagful of discarded plastic.

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