Jon Beasley

Director - Technology & Projects

Jon Beasley has more than 30 years experience in the motor industry working for multinational suppliers and on government and industry programmes.

Jon held various leadership roles within GKN including Group Technology Officer and Driveline Chief Engineer for Aston Martin, Daewoo, Ford Europe, Honda, JLR, Mazda and Volvo. He has worked overseas, establishing GKN’s driveshaft manufacturing operation in Thailand.

He was the Programme Director for the Transport Systems Catapult during the critical start-up phase.

At the APC Jon’s key focus is development and management of the projects funded through the competitions, bringing his technical experience of global product development.