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Jason Knights

Jason Knights

Head of External Communications and Media Relations, Energy - Oil and gas, nuclear and renewable energy


After graduating with a Bachelors in Business and Marketing, Jason took on a marketing role in 1996 for the UK’s largest rural Further and Higher Education College where he spearheaded an international training programme for Chinese students and presented in conferences in Beijing and Southern China. He led a 12 month campaign that won the prestigious UK Heist ‘Gold’ Education Marketing Awards for the marketing of Higher Education courses.


Eager to build on his success, in 2000 he took up the position of Group Marketing Communications Executive at Renishaw plc operating in the engineering and metrology sectors. Following a stint in the  Consumer Durables sector, in 2008, Jason joined LR’s Chemical and Power division as EMEA Marketing Manager tasked with delivering the full marketing mix to manufacturers of components, equipment and power plant. Promoted to Global Marketing and Communications Manager in 2009 to oversee the market development of its consulting, inspection and compliance services in to oil and gas, nuclear and renewable energy, he also led the market integration for a Scandinavian acquisition. He became involved in stakeholder and crisis communications in oil and gas from 2010 and in nuclear from 2011. Jason was promoted in 2012 to Global Head of External Communication and Media Engagement in which he has pioneered traditional and digital media to raise the industry profile of LR.

LR works with the energy community to supply effective solutions in engineering and technology for clients in over 75 countries worldwide.


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