CORPORATE AFFAIRS DIRECTOR
Chris Thorp was appointed Jaguar Land Rover’s Corporate Affairs Director in June 2020. Chris reports directly to the Chief Executive.
He is responsible for leading Jaguar Land Rover’s corporate reputation management, through external communications, internal communications, government affairs and corporate responsibility activity.
Chris joined Jaguar Land Rover in 2014 as Senior Manager, Global PR Communications, before taking on the position of Responsible Business Director in 2017.
Prior to joining Jaguar Land Rover, Chris was charged with developing Nissan’s European PR content strategy across 23 separate markets using experience gained while working as a director at automotive media communications consultancy Newspress.
Chris spent the early days of his career as a journalist on UK weekly motoring magazine Auto Express, where he launched the publication’s first commercial website.
When not at work, Chris is busy with his young family, enjoying life in the Midlands having grown up in Shropshire.