John Walker

Project Engineer

ORE Catapult

John Walker is a Project Engineer at ORE Catapult, the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewable energy, where he leads the technical delivery on a variety of projects to support and develop future offshore wind, tidal and wave technologies. With a background in fluid dynamics, he has over 10 years’ experience in both the aerospace and renewables sectors, covering the design and analysis of gas turbines, experimental research into the impact of marine biofouling on tidal turbine hydrodynamic performance, and the testing and certification of novel wind turbine blades. John holds both an MEng and PhD from the University of Glasgow.


  • PhD in Aeronautical Engineering, Renewable Energy - Tidal Power, 2017

    The University of Glasgow

  • MEng in Aeronautical Engineering, 2010

    The University of Glasgow