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Driving sustainable mobility through innovation

Business Leaders Lecture Series - Professor Sir Ralf Speth, Chief Executive Officer, Jaguar Land Rover

Ralph Speth Jaguar Land Rover

Join us for the next talk in the series of our Business Leader Lectures of 2019, where we welcome Prof Sir Ralf Speth from Jaguar Land Rover.

  • From: Tuesday 26 November 2019, 5.30 pm
  • To: Tuesday 26 November 2019, 7.30 pm
  • Registration: 5.30 pm
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 5, Newton building, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
  • Booking deadline: Tuesday 26 November 2019, 3.00 pm
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Personal mobility has transformed society like no other invention. In his lecture, Professor Sir Ralf Speth will discuss how innovations in the automotive industry, and elsewhere can pave the way to a future of sustainable mobility.


Professor Sir Ralf D Speth joined Jaguar Land Rover as Chief Executive Officer on 18 February 2010.  Later that year he was appointed to the Board of Tata Motors. In 2016, Mr Ratan Tata appointed him to the Board of Tata Sons.

Prior to joining Jaguar Land Rover, Sir Ralf was a Director at The Linde Group, the international industrial gases and engineering company.

Previously, he worked at BMW for 20 years before joining Ford Motor Company’s Premier Automotive Group (PAG) in 2007.

Sir Ralf has a Doctorate of Engineering and is a Professor of the University of Warwick.  The Royal Academy of Engineering invited Ralf in 2014 to join its Fellowship.

In 2015, he was awarded an Honorary Knight of the British Empire. In 2019 he received an Additional Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.


5.30 pm - Registration in the main Newton building with welcome drinks

6 pm - Lecture

7 pm - Refreshments, wine and canapés

7.30 pm - Close

Booking information

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Location details


Lecture Theatre 5, Newton building


Nottingham Trent University
Burton Street

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