Global Technical Lead & Senior Technologist
In 2014, Jon was involved in the formation of Ricardo Innovations, building on his existing experience and career with Ricardo. He joined the company in 1999 and has spent more than a decade devising and developing technologies associated with geared systems, transmission actuation, driveline and chassis dynamics, passenger car hybrids, flywheel systems, military drivelines, wind turbine technologies, and synthesis and selection of complex systems, most recently applied to hybrid drivelines. In 2011, Jon was appointed a visiting professor at the University of Sheffield, specialising in early machine prognostics and reliability solutions, particularly focused on bearings, where he now also heads a Ricardo technical centre. Prior to Ricardo, Jon worked as a researcher and at Land Rover Concepts. Jon graduated from Loughborough University and holds degrees in both Aero and Automotive Engineering.