Glen Walker, the vice president Asia Pacific for SEA Electric has been joined the board of the Electric Vehicle Council, Australia’s peak body for the e-Mobility sector.
Walker leads SEA Electric’s operational activities in the region as vice president of Asia Pacific, overseeing new products, design for manufacture, assembly systems, innovation and various product distribution channels.
Under Walker’s watch, SEA Electric has launched as an OEM, with its Melbourne assembly operation nowproducing a range of zero-emissions commercial vehicle solutions for sale through a nationwide dealer network.
“Over the past six years, the EVC has become the pre-eminent industry association representing the modern zero-emission mobility sector in Australia,” said Glen Walker.
“Through this time of transition, it has provided invaluable policy support across all levels of Government.
“I look forward to adding the unique perspective of zero-emission commercial vehicles to this conversation, supporting the EVC mission to accelerate Australia’s transition to sustainable vehicles.”
Walker has had years of experience as an executive in the automotive and transport fields,
following an 18-year career at Kenworth Australia, which included roles as chief engineer of Kenworth Trucks and group operations and national sales for Kenworth Australia, he also spent three years on executive assignment with PACCAR in Seattle. More revently Walker has extensive experience working for major transport companies.
The EVC represents businesses producing, powering, and supporting EVs in Australia, and its aim is to make the electric vehicle market’ more affordable and competitive through a robust regulatory framework and increased consumer awareness’.
The EVC says it leads advocacy and research efforts, industry coordination, and harnesses innovation that builds confidence in EV systems.