Our FPC2022 Keynote Speakers
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Deputy Director - Land Transport, Manufacturing and Materials @ Innovate UK
Working with various government partners he and his team deliver 100s of millions of pounds of funding and support to businesses working on innovation in manufacturing, materials, rail, maritime, connected transport, zero emission vehicles and connected & autonomous vehicle.
Prior to joining Innovate UK Paul worked at Horiba-MIRA, and at Caterpillar focused on developing a diesel engine for off highway vehicles.
Technical Marketing Director @ Johnson Matthey
Andy is Johnson Matthey’s Technical Marketing Director; within this role he analyses and assesses the regulatory, market and technology drivers for the clean energy transition. As part of this, he looks at the implications of the transition across the transport, chemical, industrial, heating and power sectors, including the way it will drive the use of clean hydrogen as a key enabler.
One of his main focuses is the evolution of the automotive powertrain towards electrification, covering the future roles of internal combustion engines and battery and fuel cell electric vehicles.
Andy is the author/co-author of over 80 publications, and in 2011 he was elected SAE Fellow.
Head of Research & Advanced Engineering @ Rimac Technology
Dr Wasim Sarwar Dilov is Head of Research & Advanced Engineering at Rimac Technology, and is focused on creating industry leading powertrain technology for the high performance automotive segment. He has worked in pioneering electrification technology for the past decade, in the automotive, motorsport, e-VTOL and commercial vehicle segments. He completed his PhD in Electrochemical Engineering at Imperial College London and has held senior roles in Jaguar Land Rover and Williams Advanced Engineering.
Vice President of Advanced Technologies and Innovations @ CNH Industrial
Selin Aria Tur is a MSc. degree electrical engineer working for CNH Industrial as their Vice President of Advanced Technologies and Innovations. She has spent over 20 years of her professional career in developing electric/electrified vehicle powertrains, components and systems for passenger and motorsport racing cars including Formula 1 and Formula E working for Williams Advanced Engineering, Mercedes HPP and AVL. Moving into commercial vehicle segment in 2018, her focus has been electrification of on-highway and off-highway vehicles for the first few years. In her current role, she leads overall technology development teams working on agricultural and construction vehicles.
CEO @ Ballard Motive Solutions (formerly Arcola Energy)
Ben founded Arcola Energy with the aim of bridging the gap between the development of new hydrogen fuel cell technologies and deployment-ready applications. Following more than 10 successful years of growth, in December 2021 Arcola Energy was acquired by Ballard Power Systems, a leading supplier of fuel cell modules, to create Ballard Motive Solutions, a supplier of complete fuel cell powertrain systems.
Ben earned his PhD in engineering from the University of Cambridge, modelling the Rolls-Royce solid oxide fuel cell system for power generation. He has worked in R&D, technical and strategy roles for commercial and public sector projects, including at Cambridge Consultants and Johnson Matthey.
Technical Specialist @ Changan UK
Martin Joyce joined Jaguar Cars in 1984 where he initially worked in the Engine department in a variety of roles, culminating in leading the development of the AJ26 V8 engine. He then moved to Vehicle Engineering working on the X Type; a role which included being a Launch Manager in the Halewood Plant. He joined DENSO in 2003 leading Powertrain Engineering in the UK and subsequently across Europe. In 2011, he joined Changan UK to lead their Engine department designing and developing new engines & technologies. In 2018, he changed roles becoming a Technical Specialist, focused on Hybrid Powertrains.
Team leader – Functional Integration @ Changan UK
Nick Jepson began his career at Ricardo plc in 2007, where he gained experience working with a variety of automotive OEMs as a performance simulation engineer. He moved to Changan in 2010 where he continued his performance analysis role. In 2016 he moved to the engine development team. In 2019 Nick led Changan UK’s first high efficiency engine development programme, exceeding the target of 40% brake thermal efficiency. Nick now leads the functional integration team at CAUK, focussing on hybrid powertrains.