Neville Jackson is the Chief Technology & Innovation Officer for Ricardo plc. In his current role he is responsible for developing the future global vision of automotive and energy technology at Ricardo and for the strategy and planning for internally funded research and development. His career has included 32 years at Ricardo focused on research and technology demonstration programmes covering advanced combustion engines, hybrid systems and energy recovery technologies. He is Deputy Chair of the UK Automotive Council Technology Group, Vice Chairman of the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC) and a member of the Advisory Board for the European Green Vehicles Initiative (EGVI). He is also Chair of the Advisory Group for the UK Advanced Propulsion Centre, a visiting Professor at the University of Brighton and a Fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering.