Chris H Walker, Diamond Hard Surfaces
Chris H Walker
Director/ CEO
Diamond Hard Surfaces

Chris is an entrepreneur, Chartered Marketer and Chartered Engineer who has specialised knowledge in establishing relationships between blue chip companies and early-stage technology businesses to exploit new innovations, and markets. He has a broad knowledge of general management in an International environment. He is also former Chair of FSB’s (Federation of Small Businesses) International Trade Policy Unit where he worked to forge new policies with Government to encourage and promote International Trade. He is also a past winner of The Manufacturer MX (Manufacturing Excellence) Awards. Currently he is CEO and Director of Diamond Hard Surfaces Ltd, a high growth SME in the Advanced Engineering Sector producing innovative patented coating materials and thermal management solutions. DHS currently exports 60-80 % of our turnover to 22 countries worldwide. In 2022 he was awarded The Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade.