Head of Business Development, Land Mobility & Northern Ireland
Jay started his career at Porsche in the late 1980s. In the 1990s he ran the UK division of a German automotive consultancy, and in 1998 he set up his own consultancy, Spyder Redspy Ltd, providing automotive market analysis, product planning and digital services. From 2014 to 2021, he was contracted by the Department for International Trade as an Automotive R&D Specialist.
At DIT, he worked with major overseas Tier One suppliers to increase their R&D operations in the UK, and forge links with UK partners in the areas of zero carbon propulsion and connected and automated mobility.