Ken graduated from Queens University, Belfast in 1967 and then completed an MSc in marine hydraulics at Strathclyde University Glasgow.
He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers in Ireland & UK
He has spent most of his career as a design engineer having been Chief Executive of a Consulting Engineering House operating globally for 20 years.
In 2000 he was a founding Director of an innovative low carbon cement manufacturing company (Ecocem). He acted as Technical Director for 20 years and successfully designed and commissioned processing plants in Europe with a capacity of 2.5Mt of production. He remains as a non- executive director of this company which is today the leading low carbon cement producer in Europe.
He is a founding director of 3CPT and continues to help steer this company in a sustainable growth path.