Term of Office: 16/01/17 - 16/01/21
Justin Kelly is Director of Corporate Communications and Business Development for Siemens plc and was appointed to the Siemens UK Executive Management Board on 1 October 2017.
A Chartered Engineer with a BEng (Hons) from the University of Salford in Computers, Management and Electronics, Justin joined Siemens in 1994. He initially worked in several engineering, product and project management roles before taking on more senior marketing, strategy and business development positions within the organisation.
Justin currently leads on all aspects of communications and business development at Siemens in the UK, including public affairs, research and development, productivity and growth of the Smart Infrastructure business, and the establishment of Siemens’ digital transformation (Internet of Things) consulting and solutions business.
Justin is an established industry spokesperson on sustainability across people, environmental and societal themes.
His remit includes Siemens’ university engagement in the UK and he has a passion for education, furthering the UK’s engineering, digital and technology skills pipeline, is a champion for more women in science, technology, engineering and maths careers as well as being involved, through a number of leadership positions, in academy trusts local to his home in south Manchester.
An advocate for the importance of businesses positive role in society, Justin sits on the Business in the Community (BITC) North West Advisory Board, is a member of the Teach First North West Business Leadership Team and the Northern Powerhouse Partnership Board.