Halil Bedevi
Halil Bedevi
UK Head of Aerospace, Defence, Rail & Advanced Manufacturing
Santander Corporate & Commercial

Halil Bedevi MSc, CEng, FMM, MIET


Halil Bedevi is the UK Head of Aerospace, Defence, Rail & Advanced Manufacturing at Santander Corporate & Commercial where he is responsible for leading and directing Santander’s strategy and proposition across the above key manufacturing sectors. Halil engages with and adds value to banking colleagues and international teams as well as customers by delivering products and solutions to manufacturers by providing sector specialist input and identifying and facilitating opportunities, both international and domestic.

Halil is a Chartered Engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the manufacturing industry ranging from engineering to board level senior leadership gained in a variety of manufacturing sub-sectors including the Aerospace, Defence, Space and Advanced Manufacturing, from start-ups, SMEs to large multi-nationals. He is experienced in all aspects of running manufacturing businesses and supply chains. Halil is a Visiting Fellow and Advisory Board Member at Cranfield University and Member of the IET. Halil has been a TMMX Awards judge for many years and judged in multiple categories.