The speakers page will be consistently refreshed with announcements as we unveil our lineup for the upcoming event, featuring intriguing and high-level presenters

Namrita Chow, ECG Business Intelligence

Namrita Chow has over 20 years’ experience analysing markets with a specific focus on the transportation industry. From 2003 to 2014 she was based in Shanghai, China where she followed the light vehicle market writing for leading publications such as Automotive News, Tire Business, Rubber & Plastics News, Automotive Logistics, MG Enthusiast and others before being recruited by IHS Markit to manage their market intelligence reports on China. With a career spanning almost a decade at IHS Markit (now S&P Global), Namrita’s most recent role at IHS was as the principal light vehicle sales forecast analyst for complex markets in the Middle East such as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Sub-Sahara Africa. Most recently Namrita has been responsible for business intelligence reports for ECG members, focusing on a range of topics which are highly relevant to the European vehicle logistics industry including the development of the Finished Vehicle Logistics (FVL) Cost Index in partnership with PwC Austria, reports on EU Funding opportunities for FVL players and regular updates on the vehicle export and import dynamics in Europe, with a specific focus on Chinese vehicle exports into Europe. Namrita has an MSc in Economics and Mathematics from the University of London and speaks Mandarin and Hindi in addition to her native English.

Justin Cox, Director, Global Production, Automotive, GlobalData

Justin is Director, Global Production, at GlobalData Plc. In this role he provides the functional lead and global oversight of the company’s automotive production forecast activity. Prior to joining LMC Automotive (acquired by GlobalData in 2022), Justin held key sales and commercial management positions internationally for both Johnson Controls (Adient) and GKN Driveline. In addition, he has held traditional product marketing roles with Mazda (UK) as well as senior analyst roles at RL Polk (Marketing Systems) where he started his career.

With more than 30 years of extensive automotive business experience, Justin has gained a ‘real world’ insight into the commercial pressures and planning challenges facing the industry throughout the Value-Chain. Justin holds a BSc degree in Economics and Human Geography from the University of Reading.


“With supply-side disruption increasingly behind us, I’ll be examining some of the forthcoming challenges shaping the automotive production outlook.”

Justin Cox, Director, Global Production, LMC Automotive

Jean Christophe (JC) Deville, Vice President of Supply Chain, Toyota Motor Europe

JC was born in 1972, in Vitry, France. He graduated in 1996 from IEP Grenoble (Institut d’études politiques de Grenoble) with a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) Applied Economics. He is married with two children.

JC is a dynamic leader, with extensive experience within the Automotive Industry covering OEM and supplier companies. He is passionate about promoting partnerships in Supply Chain to face current and future challenges with all stakeholders.

JC is a relentless catalyst for change, with an unremitting Customer-First approach and has a passion for People Development realised through investing in self-managing High Performing Teams.

JC moved into his first leadership role in 1996 as an international buyer for Valeo in China before joining Toyota in 1999.

With a proven track record, JC has held many Executive Management positions within Toyota, including Purchasing Director at Toyota Motor Europe, Vice President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing France, Head of Supply Chain Production & Vehicle Logistics at Toyota Motor Europe.

In July 2023 JC assumed the position as Vice President of Toyota Motor Europe’s Supply Chain, where his mission is to, “Exceed Customers expectations with a team-members in 25 countries, with logistics movements across 120 countries, aiming at delivering their customers superior quality products on-time, in-time and every-time.

JC is passionate about sports, humanity and of course, his family life.

About Toyota Motor Europe

Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA (TME) oversees the wholesale sales and marketing of Toyota, GR (Gazoo Racing) and Lexus vehicles and parts and accessories, as well as Toyota’s European manufacturing and engineering operations. Toyota directly employs over 25,000 people and has invested over EUR 11 billion in Europe since 1990. Its eight European manufacturing plants are located in Portugal, the UK, France, Poland, Czech Republic and Turkey. Today, there are approximately 16.5 million Toyota, GR and Lexus vehicles on European roads, whose drivers are supported by a network of 28 National Marketing and Sales Companies and around 2,800 retail sales outlets in 53 countries (EU, UK, EFTA countries + Russia, Israel, Turkey, and other Eastern European countries). In 2022, TME sold 1,080,975 vehicles in Europe for a 6.4% market share. For more information, visit Facts & Figures (toyota.eu) and www.toyota-europe.com.

Toyota believes that when people are free to move, anything is possible. In the pursuit of “Mobility for All”, Toyota aims to create safer, more connected, inclusive, and sustainable mobility to achieve its mission of producing “Happiness for All”. In Europe, TME launched the KINTO mobility brand which offers a range of mobility services in 14 countries and is growing its business-to-business sales of zero-emission fuel cell products and engineering support. Contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Toyota is working to achieve carbon neutrality in its entire business across Europe. A historic leader in CO2 reduction in Europe, TME aims to achieve 100% CO2 reduction in all new vehicles in Western Europe by 2035 and will continue to offer a full range of electrified powertrains to customers across the region with its hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery, and fuel cell electric vehicles.

Antonio Errigo, Director, Deputy General Director, ALIS – Logistics Association of sustainable Intermodality

Antonio Errigo currently holds the position of Deputy General Director at ALIS – Logistics Association of sustainable Intermodality – primary Italian association in charge on sustainable development of passenger and cargo transport and all services connected to strategic industrial supply chains.
Within this organization, he also serves as the coordinator of the ALIS Europe department and is responsible for international relations. He is a journalist and since July 2020 he has been actively involved in the coordination of ALIS Channel. Since November 2021, he has overseen the editorial coordination of ALIS Magazine. Representing ALIS he is a member of the Executive Board Committee of SeaFocus International (Finland), the Regional Commitee for Road Transport and Logistics in the Sicily Region (Italy) and the Board of Directors of the ITS Mobility Foundation for Sustainable Transport in Catania (Italy). He is also a full member of the Executive Committee of ONTM – National Observatory for the Protection of the Sea. He has served as a lecturer at Italian training institutes, Italian business schools, and the European School for Intermodal Transport in Barcelona (Spain). From 2013 to 2015, he collaborated with the European programming office of the Port System Authority of the Central Northern Tyrrhenian Sea (Italian ports of Civitavecchia, Fiumicino, and Gaeta) on secondment on behalf of the Port System Authority and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport at the Permanent Representation of Italy to the European Union in Brussels (Belgium). There, he supported national experts in the transport sector on all aspects of European legislative policy during the Greek Presidency and the Italian Presidency of the EU Council. He played a role in preparing and managing meetings of European Transport and Infrastructure Ministers in collaboration with the Mertens coordination and under the directives of the Ambassador, Deputy Permanent Representative.

Andy Golding, Head of Academy, Smart Freight Centre

Andy Golding is the Head of Academy at Smart Freight Centre, scaling up access to learning and educational opportunities in freight decarbonization to raise the global knowledge baseline and enable the shift towards a zero-emission global freight sector.

Ben Waller, Associate Director, ICDP

Ben plays a leading role in managing and delivering ICDP research and consultancy activities. His specialist area is new vehicle supply and has worked with OEMs in a variety of benchmarking and advisory roles, and he has also increasingly worked on new mobility services. Ben’s association with ICDP started in 1999 when he joined the 3DayCar programme.

He also undertakes independent consultancy and research, including outside automotive, occasionally writes for business press, and is a visiting lecturer at Kempten Business School, Germany.


“A number of carmakers have announced or implemented agency models for their dealer networks, a change in strategy that necessitates that OEMs retain ownership of unsold new cars, whilst others have decided against such a shift but are still pursuing omni-channel approaches that benefit from shared central stock. What can we learn from recent experiences, and what are the implications for finished vehicle logistics? “

Ben Waller, Associate Director, ICDP

Thomas Windhager, Partner, PwC Austria

Thomas Windhager is Partner and Head of transformation consulting in Vienna as well as Insurance Leader for PwC Austria. He has been working as a Management Consultant for more than 24 years, working for various management consulting firms in Austria. Thomas is an expert in managing finance transformation projects, having displayed his qualities and capacities on many different occasions in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and CEE.