With a strong passion for cross cultural leadership Gordon has led teams through major transformational improvement programmes in Asia, Eastern & Central Europe, the US and Scandinavia. He has lived in three countries over his career with assignments based in the UK, US and Norway.
Gordon started his career by joining Rolls-Royce as a graduate engineer and holds a Batchelor of Engineering degree with honours, a Masters degree in Manufacturing and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. He has also carried out visiting lecturing roles for universities in both the United States and the United Kingdom.
He is the Chairman of the Board for Rolls-Royce Vietnam and has previously carried out a role as a Non-Executive Director for a Financial Services ‘start up’ company. Gordon is married and lives in the Derbyshire Peak District National Park in