Justin Benson

Justin Benson

Director and Head of Automotive, KPMG LLP

Justin leads KPMG’s automotive sector in the UK. Specifically, he is client lead for auto OEM’s and works closely with the automotive industry and supply chain to determine responses to the disruption from new drive train technology (such as electric vehicles) and autonomous vehicles.  He has worked in the automotive sector for over a decade, leading on some of KPMG’s largest automotive related clients. Justin has experience of a wide range of projects from Supply Chain Optimisation to Information Technology, to indirect and corporate (such as R&D) tax, and Mergers and Acquisitions to risk and compliance management.  He represents the auto sector for KPMG, and is a member of KPMG’s Industrial Manufacturing Steering Committee, plus he leads KPMG’s Brexit response for Industrial Manufacturers.

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 (nearly 20 years ago) his focus has always been working with organisations in the automotive and engineering/manufacturing sectors

Professional and industry experience

  • Automotive
  • Brexit
  • Enterprise Growth
  • Power and utilities transformation
  • Product line profitability
  • Public Policy and Regulatory Change
  • Transformation

Education and Certifications

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Kingston University
  • Engineering Application I, University of West of England
  • BSc Technology with Industrial Studies, University of West England