Steve Thomas Government Affairs Executive at Airbus UK
Steve Thomas is the Government affairs executive at the UK arm of aeronautic manufacturing giant Airbus. He explains why they chose to invest in Wales.
Airbus’ Broughton facility has a strong tradition of aerospace manufacturing that dates back to the mid-20th Century.
Today, the site employs over 6,000 people and manufactures the wings for the entire family of Airbus commercial aircraft, including the world’s largest passenger jet, the A380.
Here, Steve Thomas, Government Affairs Executive at Airbus highlights the unique blend of leading infrastructure, Government support and skills in Wales that allow the site to produce industry-leading aviation products.
Focusing on Airbus’ clear access to the world-class academic institutions on its doorstep in Wales, Steve discusses the ways the organisations are working together to develop, support and equip a highly skilled manufacturing workforce.
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