Previous Business Leaders Lecture: Professor Richard Parry-Jones CBE
Business Leaders' Lecture: Professor Richard Parry-Jones CBE, Chairman of Network Rail, Co-Chair of UK's Automotive Council and Former VP of Global Product Development and CTO of Ford Motor Company
The Future of the Automobile: Sustainable Mobility
Date: Wednesday 19 March 2014
Nottingham Business School were delighted to welcome and present Professor Richard Parry-Jones, one of the most influential automotive technologists in the world. Richard Parry-Jones was the Vice President of Global Product Development at Ford Motor Company for a decade. He directly shaped and determined the direction of new technology and products in the global auto industry and is responsible for a creation and introduction of at least two generations of automobiles for all products in Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo and Mazda. In short he has shaped what many of us drive in the world today.
Now as the co-chair of the UK Automotive Council and Chairman of Network Rail he is guiding the future investment in our transport technologies that will determine the UK's future role in the automotive and rail industry.
Richard shared his unique and unparalleled insight about the future automotive technology and industry and how sustainable mobility will shape up over the next two decades.