Graham is Director, Supply Chain, and Technology within the Automotive department at S&P Global Mobility. He leads the global research practice for Powertrain, E-Mobility, and Thermal Systems Component Forecasting. His research interests lie in the areas of batteries, motors, power electronics, charging infrastructure, legislation, and incentives, as well as conventional powertrain components and technologies such as exhaust after treatment. He is also Manager of the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Research & Analysis team.
Previously employed in engineering positions within the automotive industry, 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.
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 Senior Lead Analyst for the Interior/Lighting domain. 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. He 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. Mr. Klapper holds a Bachelor of Science from the Technical University Dortmund, Germany, and a Master of Science in Economics from the Università di Bologna, Italy.