Lee Walker is director, Quality, Ford of Europe.
Previously, he served as director, New Model Programs, Ford of Europe, beginning in April 2015, responsible for leading vehicle and powertrain launch organisations.
Prior to that, Walker was chief engineer, Vehicle New Model Launch, Ford of Europe, beginning in February 2012, leading delivery of all vehicle launches in the region, including those in joint ventures in Russia and Turkey.
Since joining Ford in 1991, Walker has worked through all levels of the new model launch organization and has contributed to launches globally, including in Brazil, Belgium, Germany and the UK.
Walker holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, having graduated with honors from the University of Warwick in 1991.
Walker was born in Liverpool, UK, and lives with his wife and son in Cologne, Germany.