Graham is Director, Supply Chain and Technology within the Automotive department at S&P Global Mobility. He leads and manages the global research practice for Propulsion, Battery, Charging and Thermal Systems component forecasting, comprising fifteen analysts based in major automotive markets.
Previously employed within Engineering, Graham has 10 years’ experience in Powertrain Development and Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) having previously worked for Ricardo, Bentley Motors and Jaguar Land Rover. He joined IHS Markit in 2016. IHS Markit merged with S&P Global in March 2022.
Graham graduated from Loughborough University in the UK with a Master’s Degree in Automotive Engineering and is a Chartered Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Sascha Klapper is a lead analyst who manages the exterior lighting and interior comfort forecast portfolio and leads the global research for the automotive team at S&P Global Mobility.
Sascha is specialized in the automotive lighting component market and interior component market. He has worked as a subject matter expert researching, analyzing and forecasting the vehicle lighting and interior market with focus on headlamp technologies, ambient lighting applications, electronic architecture and cabin comfort technologies since 2016.
His responsibility includes managing the in depth market research, analysis, forecasting efforts and global project management of forecast updates. As keynote speaker he has extensive experience in making presentations to clients and conference audience worldwide.
Sascha has worked along with a broad customer-base including OEM, supplier, consultancies and institutional investors to support the business acumen. He oversaw client relationship management; building strong rapport with clients by understanding individual needs leading to maximum product value.
Sascha holds a Bachelor of Science from the Technical University Dortmund, Germany, and a Master of Science in Economics from the Università di Bologna, Italy.