John Pritchard

CEO Aerostructures & Systems Europe & Asia


Appointed to Aerospace Executive Committee January 2015.


John Pritchard assumed the role of CEO Aerostructures and Systems Europe and Asia in January 2018.

John joined GKN Aerospace in 1998 and has worked in a number of locations both in the UK and internationally. During his time at GKN he has worked in various positions, operationally, commercially and in general management. Prior to joining GKN, John worked in the oil and gas sector.

He is a board member of the UK Aerospace Growth Partnership (AGP) and has held previous board positions, including the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (WE LEP), West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF), Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), and is a member of the Royal Aeronautical Society. John holds a BA Honours degree in business studies from the University of Wales.