Automobile Division: How we are governed

Executive Committee

The Automotive Division has a small Executive Committee consisting of six senior individuals from automotive industry, research, government and research.


Mr J Bickerton
Reading Buses

Past Chair
Dr G Davis               

Chair of Events Programme Committee
Mr J Miller
Spiro Engineering Consultants

Chair of Prizes and Awards
Professor N Vaughan
Cranfield University

Ordinary Members
Dr C Brace CEng FIMechE
University of Bath

Mrs L Bingley

Mr J Lowe
Trustee Board

Mr P Jones CEng FIMechE
Bentley Motors Ltd

Dr M Blundell
Coventry University 

Dr K Holmes
University of Bolton

Mr M Lewis
Tata Motors European Technical Centre Plc
Mr T Nicklin
Ford Motor Co Ltd

Mr T Pixton
Advanced Propulsion Centre

Eur Ing D Rogers
AVL List GmbH

Centre Chairs
Mr J Brown - Southern Centre

Mr N Larsen - Western Centre
University of the West of England

Mr N Ashton - Oxfordshire Centre
University of Oxford

Mr A Fraser - Essex Centre
Ford Motor Co Ltd

Mr A Sampat - Coventry Centre
Jaguar Land Rover

Mr P King - East Midlands
Loughborough University

Mr A Krishnan - Tyne Tees Centre
Cummins Engine Co Ltd

Mr M Scott - North West Centre
Bentley Motors Ltd

Mr M Priest - Yorkshire Centre
University of Bradford

Professor C Sturgess FRSA - Birmingham Centre
University of Birmingham

Mr J Turton - Eastern Centre
NTC Europe

Regional committees

The regional centres of the Automobile Division run an active and highly successful programme of events. Each centre has its own separate online area and members, guests and visitors are welcome at all our events.

Your local automobile centres:

  • Birmingham
  • Coventry
  • East
  • East Midlands
  • Essex
  • North Western
  • Oxford
  • Southern
  • Yorkshire
  • Western

Get in touch

If you have a question or would like to get involved, contact us.

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