Chris HolmesProgramme Director Transport at West Midlands 5G
Chris leads the transport workstream, which is focussed on 3 key objectives. Firstly, to explore operational efficiencies on road and rail to improve service, reduce costs and improve environmental impact. Secondly, to provide better connection between transport services, support transport expansion and encourage use of public transport. Finally, to improve the travel experience. The key outcome of these objectives is to drive the development of new 5G enabled products and services.
Chris has worked in the automotive industry for over 30 years in product development and research having worked for Ford, Ricardo Consulting Engineers and Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). His most recent time in JLR saw him
heading autonomous and connected car research.