George Walker has been appointed to Baker Tilly’s Technology Consulting team as Associate Director. In his new role, he will be charged with developing the firm’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) offering, to which he will bring his long experience at Aggreko as the company’s Group ERP & Financial Systems Manager.
George Walker joins Baker Tilly from Aggreko, a company where he worked for 12 years as Group ERP & Financial Systems Manager. At Aggreko, Walker provided programme management, process improvement & solution implementation support to Aggreko's global business. Between 2000 and 2003, Walker worked for Exult as European IT Development Manager. Prior to this, he was a Senior Manager at EY’s ISAAS in Glasgow, from 1996 to 2000, and Finance Manager for National Australia Group, from 1993 to 1996. Walker started his career at KPMG in 1987, starting as an audit trainee and working his way up to Manager over a period of six years.
In 2013, Walker became a Non-Exec Director to sportscotland, a role he still fulfils. He holds a Bachelor degree in Accountancy from the University of Glasgow, and is an ICAS qualified chartered accountant.
As Associate Director, Walker will be charged with developing the firm’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) offering, assisting clients with IT strategy reviews, system selection and implementation. His long experience at Aggreko saw him roll out the company’s ERP solution will be deployed for the firm.
Commenting on the appointment, Robert Ross, UK head of Consulting for Baker Tilly, says: “We are investing significantly in our consulting practice to meet client demand and I am absolutely delighted to welcome George […] on board. George has an excellent understanding of the needs and challenges of companies looking to implement or upgrade ERP systems. Importantly, these new hires mean we are now able to offer a full suite of consulting services to the Scottish market – along with a strengthened ability to deliver IT risk and assurance services to our clients.”
The hire of Walker was announced with the hire of Dougie Graham as associate director of the firm’s business consulting team.