Nigel Bason

Global Business Development

Nigel leads the Global BD function in GKN FS, based out of the corporate HQ in Greater London.

Having previously led a number of business units in the Stobart Group in finished vehicle logistics, including line-side activities, Nigel has nearly 30 years of experience working closely with Automotive OEM’s such as JLR, Ford and GM.

Much of his career has been spent internationally based, with 15 years or so In Belgium, Spain and latterly, 5 years in Germany.

In his most recent role before joining GKN FS, he headed the European business development Land function for the Automotive and Healthcare sectors in DB Schenker, working closely with clients to deliver strategic growth and bespoke client solutions.

Welcoming a challenge, Nigel also project managed a multi-disciplinary Brexit team in Schenker where preparations were made for the systems, processes and people to manage the transition.