Peter Dilnot

Chief Executive Officer GKN Aerospace

Joined Melrose Industries Plc as Chief Operating Officer in 2018 and became Interim Chief Executive Officer of GKN Aerospace in October 2020.


Peter is Chief Operating Officer of Melrose Industries plc.  He has an engineering and aviation background and before joining Melrose, Peter was the Chief Executive Officer of international recycling company Renewi plc (formerly Shanks Group plc).  Prior to this, he was a senior executive at Danaher Corporation, a leading global industrial business listed on the NYSE. Before Danaher, Peter spent seven years at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) based in both London and Chicago, working primarily with industrial businesses.  His earlier career was serving as a helicopter pilot in the British Armed Forces and he holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering.