James Pedder

Chief Strategy Officer

James Pedder is GKN Automotive’s Chief of Staff. He joined in June 2019 to lead the business’s corporate strategy development. Prior to joining GKN Automotive, James spent 4 years at Bain & Company, focusing on corporate strategy, business transformation and private equity. James has also worked in venture capital for Environmental Technologies Fund and in numerous operations and innovation roles for Anheuser-Busch Inbev.

James holds an MBA degree from Imperial College Business School, London and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London.