our speakers

Prof. Dr. Ralf Speth (DE)

Jaguar Land Rover

Prof. Dr. Ralf Speth joined Jaguar Land Rover as Chief Executive Officer on 18 February 2010. In the same month he was appointed to the Board of Tata Motors and in 2016, to the Board of Tata Sons.

Prior to joining Jaguar Land Rover, Prof. Dr. Speth 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.Prof. Dr. Speth has a Doctorate of Engineering and is a Professor of the University of Warwick. The Royal Academy of Engineering invited Prof. Dr. Speth in 2014 to join its Fellowship.  In 2015, Prof. Dr. Speth was awarded an Honorary Knight of the British Empire.