Jonathan Lewis - Business in the Community
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Jonathan Lewis

Chief Executive Officer,

Chair, Employment and Skills Leadership Team.

Jonathan Lewis was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Capita in December 2017. He has a strong track record of guiding large, multinational organisations through periods of significant change.

Jon is overseeing the transformation of Capita from traditional outsourcer to world-class consulting, digital services and software business.Capita employs more than 61,000 people and every day provides services on behalf of both private and public sector clients that touch the lives of millions of people.

Before joining Capita, Jon was CEO of Amec Foster Wheeler, where the transformation he oversaw culminated in a £2.2 billion acquisition of the business by John Wood Group. Previously, he worked for more than two decades at Halliburton, holding a number of senior management positions.

Over a 30-year career, Jon has worked in Europe, North America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. He has expertise in strategy formulation, innovation through technology and the development of human capital.

Jon sits on the board of directors for Norwegian oil and gas business Equinor.

He holds a PhD from the University of Reading and is a graduate of the Stanford University Executive Program.

Jon is married and has two children. He is an avid supporter of the Welsh rugby team. 

About Business in the Community’s Employment and Skills Leadership Team

Each area of work Business in the Community (BITC) undertakes is led by a group of senior executives who provide strategic guidance and support us in achieving our objectives.

The purpose of Business in the Community’s Employment and Skills Leadership Team is to help create a UK where everyone, regardless of their background or experience, can access the education, employment, and skills they need to thrive throughout their working lives.

Find out more about BITC’s work on employment.