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Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Strategic Trends Manager, Advanced Propulsion Centre

Chris Jones joined the Advanced Propulsion Centre in June 2022. He is responsible for both the APC quarterly demand reports and the development of the Autocouncil Technology Roadmaps. Jones is experienced in research and innovation strategy – before joining the APC he worked for ten years at Malvern Panalytical where, amongst other roles, he led R&D and innovation teams developing scientific instrumentation for material characterisation. His background is primarily in materials science and at the APC Jones tends to focus on the impact of materials on the energy transition and the importance of material supply chains through a full life cycle lens. Jones also studied Physics at the University of Birmingham and has a PhD in Nanoscale Physics.