Automotive Council Members

Graham Hoare

Automotive Council Chair and Ford Executive Director


Ian Constance

Chief Executive Officer, Advanced Propulsion Centre UK (APC)

Professor John Miles

Group Board Director, Arup

Tobias Moers

Chief Executive Officer, Aston Martin

Adrian Hallmark

Chief Executive Officer, Bentley Motors Ltd

Dr Simon Farrell

Head of Apprentice and Associate Training, BMW

Peter Weber

Oxford and Swindon Plant Managing Director, BMW

Mark Dorsett

UK Country Manager and HR Director, Caterpillar Inc

Hannah Boardman

Head of Automotive Policy, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Lawrence Davies

Chief Adviser, Automotive Team, Department for International Trade (DIT)

Richard Bruce

Director, Department for Transport (DFT)

Kedar Pandya

Director, Cross-Council Programmes, The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Professor Gordon Murray

Chief Executive Officer and Technical Director, Gordon Murray Design

Ian Howells

Senior Vice President, Honda UK

Thierry Bollore

Chief Executive Officer, Jaguar Land Rover

Judith Richardson

Global Purchasing Director, Jaguar Land Rover

Brennan Gourdie

Managing Director, Leyland Trucks

Phil Popham

Chief Executive Officer, Lotus

Ruth Nic Aoidh

Executive Director of Commercial and Legal, McLaren Automotive Limited

Richard Hill

Head of Automotive Sector, NatWest

Kevin Fitzpatrick

Senior Vice President for Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Nissan Manufacturing UK

Katie Black

Deputy Director, Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV)

Richard Parry-Jones

RPJ Consulting Services

Arun Srinivasan

Executive Vice President, Robert Bosch UK

Mike Hawes

Chief Executive, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)

Tim Freeman

Deputy Managing Director, Toyota Manufacturing UK

Nick Bloor

Chief Executive Officer, Triumph Motorcycles Ltd

Simon Edmonds

Deputy Executive Chair and Chief Business Officer, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

Steve Turner

Assistant General Secretary, UNITE

Paul Wilcox

Managing Director, Vauxhall