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Oliver has worked in the Automotive industry for over 30 years including spells abroad at SEAT in Barcelona and at Volkswagen’s HQ in Wolfsburg, Germany. For 15 years Oliver was in the Investor Relations team working with the CEO and the Board to explain the Group’s strategy to financial investors and analysts around the world,
Aris is a Reader in Supply Chain Design & Logistics Systems, at Aston University and a Visiting Professor at the University of Lille, in France. At Aston University he led the development of the Supply Chain Readiness Level Tool to assess the maturity and the capabilities of manufacturing supply chains. His research has appeared in
Philippa is the Managing Director of CNC Robotics Ltd, a leading robotic integration company based in the Liverpool City Region. Philippa is responsible for leading the development of the business and its people and is passionate about working closely with the community to address critical challenges that will shape our future. Philippa is a member
How long have you been in the industry? Nearly 20 years now. I moved to the UK from the Netherlands permanently in September 2000 to start the journey which I am still on, and very much loving, now. How would you describe your typical day? Current situation excepted, no two days are the same. I
How a novel buy-back model could transform the steel circular economy Although the industry calls it scrap, steel is a valuable resource as a secondary raw material. Whether it’s the steel contained in products at the end of their useful life, or the material left over from the manufacturing process, there’s more industry can do
Alan Banks is the Lightweight Structures Supervisor within Innovation and Research at Ford Motor Company. He started work at Ford in 1983 as an apprentice and worked in Chassis Engineering responsible for suspension systems on commercial vehicles until 2019 before his move to Innovation and Research. He was the team leader on the Composite Lightweight