Director of Quality and Automotive Safety, Jaguar Land Rover

Nigel Blenkinsop was appointed Executive Director, Company Quality and Customer Satisfaction in October 2020. He reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

Nigel joined Jaguar Land Rover in 2012 as Director of Powertrain Manufacturing and subsequently held positions of Director of Quality and Automotive Safety and Operations Director of the Solihull Manufacturing plant.

Prior to this, Nigel held senior positions at BAE and Ford Motor Company.

Nigel graduated from the University of Bradford with a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and later gained a MSc in Engineering Business Management from the University of Warwick.

Since 2017, Nigel has served as a member of the Shingo Executive Advisory Board and in 2019, joined the International Automotive Task Force as Jaguar Land Rover’s nominated representative.  Nigel is also a member of the Institute of Engineering Technology and The Manufacturers’ Organisation, MAKE UK.

Nigel is married with one son and lives in Warwickshire - he enjoys all aspects of rugby from playing, coaching and watching.