Emerging themes from the Automotive supply chain
The automotive supply chain is the enabler and leading indicator of the innovation and disruption that will shape much of the future of the automotive and mobility ecosystems. Our panel of industry experts will identify and explore critical themes from their supply chain insights, themes that will have fundamental impacts on the business models of the OEMs and Tier One Suppliers over the next model cycle.
Philip Guest (Founder, Oxford Strategy)
Philip is founder of Oxford Strategy, advising corporates and investors on the application of global best practice in strategy and innovation. He gained distinction awards from Oxford Saïd in its Postgraduate Diploma in Strategy and Innovation, and associated research. Philip's wide-ranging experience in fund management and industry gives him the insight to bridge the gap between commercial and investment issues as moderator of this event.
Jim Berriman (Founder, Berchester)
Jim is the founder of Berchester, a specialist automotive industry consultancy. An electromechanical engineer by training, he started his career at Land Rover working on new vehicle programmes in the UK and Germany. Moving to BMW Group in Munich, he took responsibility for supplier quality management during the relaunch of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and then worked directly for the Chairman/CEO on strategic business projects.
Marcello Grassi (Founder, Leading Edge Strategy)
Marcello is an expert in the deployment of composite materials in the aerospace & defence and automotive sectors, and founder of Leading Edge Strategy. During his time at McLaren Automotive, Spirit AeroSystems and QinetiQ he developed strategic business cases related to major manufacturing, technology and investment decisions on future composites product platforms.
Chris Hoyle (Founder, CSH Strategic Consulting)
Chris is a mechanical engineer and founder of CSH Consulting. He is a strategy and business planning professional, having held directorships in JLR across corporate strategy, product strategy and complexity management.
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