Jon Maytom

Assistant Team Leader: Technology and Innovation - Department of Business Innovation and Skills

Jon is Assistant Team Leader for the Innovation and Technology Team within the Automotive Unit at the Department for Business Innovation and Skills. He has worked with the automotive sector for more than 15 years, holding a variety of roles including Programme Manager of the Foresight Vehicle initiative (the forerunner to the Low Carbon Vehicle Integrated Delivery Programme) and he helped establish the Technology Strategy Board’s Low Carbon Vehicle Innovation Platform. Current key responsibilities include working with government partners, industry and academia to ensure UK-based companies are best placed to benefit from the move to low carbon vehicle technologies. Jon has also been instrumental in establishing intelligent mobility as a major element of the government’s agenda and part of the cross-Departmental government team tasked to initiate a hydrogen refuelling network to support the commercialisation of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.