Jon has nearly 20 years of experience as an Engineer in the automotive industry, predominantly with global tier 1 suppliers. Having initially spent the first 6 years based in the UK, working on projects in Germany, Hungary and the US, Jon subsequently spent 7 years in Asia and 4 years in the US. Over the years, Jon has led the pursuit, win, delivery and launch of projects with Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler, BMW, Hyundai/Kia and Tesla, and led development projects with Lincoln, Holden, VW, Aston Martin, Porsche, Audi and Nissan. Separately, Jon has Programme Manager experience leading advanced powertrain development for Visteon and Account Management experience to Ford Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Emerald, Jon was Director of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management for Hanon Systems, covering ten sites across the Americas.