Michael Kerr – Vice President and Chief HR Officer of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd.

Michael Kerr joined Aston Martin Lagonda in June 2014 as VP and Chief HR Officer. Prior to this, he held senior roles in multinational, blue chip organisations across a number of sectors, including automotive, financial services, consumer goods, B2B, and most recently, in Premier League football as HR Director of West Ham United FC, providing guidance and support on all HR and employment law matters.

Over the last three years at Aston Martin, Michael has worked closely with the CEO and senior team to implement the ambitious Second Century business plan. He is currently in the process of a complete overhaul of the company culture to achieve this goal.  

Key achievements in Michael’s career include involvement in the Olympic Stadium project, relocating West Ham United to Stratford in 2016 and the successful integration of a USD 300m automotive acquisition while at Intertek PLC.

Michael graduated from the University of Hull with a Bachelor’s degree in Special Social Studies.