Title: Hybrid and Electric Vehicles: Powertrain Development and Innovation
Date: Thursday 5th November 2009
Time: 10:00am – 3:45pm (followed by networking reception)
Venue: One Whitehall Place at The Royal Horseguards, Westminster, London

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Previous delegate job titles have included:

  • Account Manager
  • Applications Development Engineer
  • Automotive Trade Sector Advisor
  • Customer Director
  • Director of Overseas Development
  • Doctoral Researchers
  • Economists
  • Greater London Transport Manager
  • Head of Automotive Market Development
  • Industry Liaison Officers
  • OEM Programme Manager
  • Principal Engineer
  • Regional Director
  • Senior Manager
  • Senior Researcher
  • Strategy & Business Development Director
  • Technical Information Officer
  • Technical Programme Managers
  • Technical Sales Manager

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Dr. Mike Richardson (confirmed)
Manager for Advanced Hybrids and Sustainable Mobility
Jaguar Land Rover

Mike Richardson

Mike Richardson is a Senior Engineering Manager with over 27 years experience in the automotive and aerospace industries. He has performed a number of Engineering and technical roles at Management and Senior Management level inside Jaguar and Land Rover. He is adept at recognizing the value in new technology, championing the development of the technology and transferring it robustly to product engineering and is recognized for delivering on innovation and technical excellence.

Mr. Phil Barker (confirmed)
Chief Engineer for Hybrid and Electric Technology
Lotus Engineering

Phil barker

Phil Barker has been in the automotive industry for 19 years, predominantly in the field of vehicle and chassis engineering, but more recently, as Chief Engineer of Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technologies, in response to the increasing amount of consultancy work undertaken by Lotus Engineering in this field. His expertise lies in the vehicle integration and feasibility of electric and hybrid technologies into existing and all-new platforms. He also has experience in the creation of vehicle concepts using present and future technologies.

Mr. Simon Arbuthnot (confirmed)
Automotive Consultant
Ricardo Strategic Consulting

Simon Aburthnot

Please check back shortly as we are currently updating this speaker's biography!

Mr. Nick Ford (confirmed)
Senior Automotive Consultant
Frost and Sullivan

Nick Ford

Nick has worked closely with business planning functions, providing strategy guidance and market development support throughout his career. In his previous role he was Product Planning Director at TRW with global responsibility for their £3 billion automotive steering business providing strategy guidance for their electric steering products.Nick has 13 years of automotive experience preceded by 23 years in Aerospace and Defence at British Aerospace and Lucas. As well as holding senior management positions in these corporations, Nick has been MD of EMM Computers, a technology start up company which exceeded $ 1 million turnover in its first year of operation.

Dr. Michael Lampérth (confirmed)
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
EVO Electric


Dr. Lampérth is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of EVO Electric Ltd ( and Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London. He studied at Winterthur Polytechnic and Imperial College (Phd Mechanical Engineering, 1999). Previous work engagements include industrial research and development at Kissling Ltd and an apprenticeship at MSW-Winterthur, both in Switzerland.

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