PROF SIR RALF D SPETH KBE FREng FRS
Chief Executive Officer
Prof Sir Ralf D Speth KBE, FREng FRS
Chief Executive Officer, Jaguar Land Rover
In early 2010, Prof Sir Ralf D Speth became Chief Executive Officer of Jaguar Land Rover and a member of the Tata Motors board later that year. In 2016, Ratan Tata also appointed him to the Supervisory Board of Tata Sons Ltd.
Sir Ralf started his professional career at BMW, where he stayed for 20 years before joining Ford Motor Company's Premier Automotive Group (PAG) and later Linde Group, the international gases, materials handling and engineering company.
Sir Ralf is a professor at the University of Warwick and has been a member of the Royal Academy of Engineering since 2014. In 2015, he was appointed Honorary Knight of the British Empire (KBE) and in 2019 as Additional Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. In 2020. Sir Ralf was made a Fellow of the Royal Society.