Sebastian Johnson is Head of Innovation and Inward Investment at OxLEP. He has over 35 years of experience in economic development, business management, strategy and policy development. He has run his own businesses, worked in the private, public and voluntary sectors and advised businesses and local and national government. He is co-founder of Smart Oxford and part of the Smart Oxford Partnership Board.
His current role at OxLEP involves leading the Inward Investment team and working alongside Government and local partners to develop an Internationalisation Strategy and Delivery Plan for Oxfordshire, and the wider Oxford to Cambridge Arc, promoting the world-class innovation, assets and skills available in Oxfordshire.