Justin Benson

Director, Innovation Advisory

KPMG in the UK

Justin challenges existing, or builds new, innovation strategies and road maps that will deliver 'at the coal face' business benefits quickly, including increased revenues, operational efficiencies/cost reduction, business profitability and enterprise value. At the same time, improving the innovation culture within the organisation to ensure long term business benefits from new products, people and innovation investment.

He has spent his career across a number of sectors (including oil & gas, construction, automotive and industrial/consumer manufacturing) working with companies to innovate and build teams to determine responses to market and technological disruption, including new battery technologies; Mobility/Battery as a Service (MaaS/BaaS); and, connected 'internet of things (such as vehicles, manufacturing equipment and components). Justin is a highly experienced professional with a focus on industrial supply/value chains while working with the c-suite to drive actionable insights from complex data sets to ensure robust and speedy decision-making.

An engineer by background, he has experience in a wide range of projects, including tax & legal; supply chain optimisation; scaling operations (prototyping to volume manufacturing); customer experience; digital technologies; operational strategy; M&A and integration; restructuring; and, risk management.

  • BSc Technology with Industrial Studies - UWE

  • MBA – Kingston University