Giles Branston was appointed to his current position as General Counsel for Chevrolet Europe GmbH in Zurich in January 2010. In this capacity, he is responsible for Chevrolet's European Legal matters.
Giles was born in London, U.K., on May 6, 1954. He holds a degree in Economics & Social Studies from Manchester University, and is a qualified solicitor.
He began his career with General Motors in 1984, when he joined the Legal department of Vauxhall Motors in Luton, U.K. Giles held Legal positions of increasing responsibility around the world. He was based in Zurich from 1990-1991, in Hong Kong from 1991-1995, in Singapore 1995-1998, in Detroit from 1998-2001, in Korea from 2001-2004, in Luton from 2004-2008, in Moscow from 2008-2009, and returned to the UK in 2009.
In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, biking and skiing.