Jon Harris

International Education Strategy and Business Development Lead at CILT

Mr. Jon Harris of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport(CILT) has joined Blue Ocean’s 6th International Procurement & Supply Chain as a Speaker for the event.

Jon has been working for CILT for the last 9 years and currently leads on international education strategy and business development. Jon is a Fellow of CILT and is also a chartered town and transport planner.

Jon has been instrumental in the development of CILT education, training and skills programmes and partnership working, and is responsible for delivering collaborative projects across the world. Most recently he has led logistics sector research, mentoring programmes and the CILT business support programme to help the small Medium Enterprise sector

Jon’s background is in transport planning, and since 1989 his career has covered planning, accessibility, inclusion, sustainable transport, freight logistics and public transport planning. He has specialised in travel behaviour change, with highlights including advising on the London 2020 Games, advising the UK government on freight delivery matters, and working on a number of rail projects. Jon is also a qualified business coach and Director of a Community Rail Partnership in the UK.

Jon completed his Bachelors from the University of Gloucestershire and did his Postgraduation from the University of the West of England.