R&D Manager Advanced Interiors and Systems R&D, at Bombardier
Jonathan is an innovation leader in the Canadian aerospace sector. He joined Bombardier Aerospace in 2010 after an extensive career in the automotive industry (23 years) with General Motors – both in Canada, and internationally. In his role at Bombardier Aerospace, Jonathan is responsible for innovation / patent activities, and the ‘strategic technology’ (R&D) portfolio of projects for Bombardier’s Toronto based activity. Jonathan is currently leading Bombardier’s aerospace R&D efforts in the area of advanced aircraft interiors and systems. In his role at Bombardier, Jonathan also has responsibility for University / College Relations, and Government Relations in Ontario, and is very active on various sector policy initiatives to improve aerospace sector growth in Ontario, and across Canada.
In addition, Jonathan is the President & Board chair of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE). Jonathan also sits on the Ontario Advisory Board for NSERC, and is the vice-chair of the Green Aviation Research and Development (GARDN) initiative. Jonathan is active on the AIAC (Aerospace Industries Association of Canada) Technology and Innovation Committee, and the OAC R&T committee. Jonathan is an active member of the Downsview Aerospace Innovation and Research consortia – which supports the vision to create an aerospace campus hub for research and training at Downsview Park.
Jonathan holds B.Eng & Mgt degree (mechanical) from McMaster University and an MBA from York University and resides in Burlington.
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