Director and Head of Automotive
KPMG in the UK
Justin Benson is the Head of Automotive for KPMG in the UK as well as leading the firm’s Brexit response in the Industrial Manufacturing sector. Specifically, he is client lead for auto OEMs and works closely with the automotive industry and supply chain to determine responses to the disruption from new drive train technology and autonomous vehicles.
Justin has worked in the automotive sector for over a decade, leading on some of KPMG’s largest automotive related clients. He has experience of a wide range of projects, such as supply chain optimisation, Information Technology, indirect and corporate (such as R&D) tax, Mergers and Acquisitions, as well as risk and compliance management.
Justin is an engineer by background, originally designing and manufacturing tools and equipment for the engineering sector; and, prior to working with KPMG, running a US investment company's engineering services business in the UK. Since joining KPMG Justin’s focus has always been working with organisations in automotive and engineering/manufacturing sectors.
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Kingston University
Engineering Application I, University of West of England
BSc Technology with Industrial Studies, University of West England