Chris Thorne

Chris Thorne

CTO – Heavy Duty Vehicles - Energy Technologies Institute (ETI)


Chris Thorne is the CTO for Heavy Duty Vehicles at the ETI. He has responsibility for the technical and commercialisation aspects of the ETI’s £40m+ technology development and demonstration programme which is designed to increase heavy duty vehicle (HDV) efficiency by at least 30%. Chris joined the ETI from Caterpillar in November 2010, having worked in a number of positions responsible for engine design, development and integration.