Simon Lenton

Director HR, 
Simon Lenton portrait

Simon Lenton joined Jaguar Land Rover as Director Human Resources in 2013, with over 30 years experience in management and human resources.

Simon was previously at Diageo, joining the drinks company in 1993 and had several roles there, including HR Director for the International Business and HR Director, Global Supply & Procurement. Prior to joining Diageo, Simon was a partner in a consultancy practice, and held HR roles in Reedpack, Nabisco and Scottish & Newcastle Breweries earlier in his career.

He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. He graduated with a BSc in Management and Administrative Studies from the University of Aston and in 1985 received the inaugural Daily Telegraph & IPD Award for Personnel Excellence.

Married with two children, Simon enjoys a variety of sports including rugby, football and cycling. He is also a keen music fan and practices jazz guitar.

Simon will be speaking at the Responsible Business Week session Talent leads to innovation: Developing future leaders, in partnership with HR Magazine.