Philippa Oldham
head of transport and manufacturing, Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Philippa is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with a background working within the defence, aerospace and automotive sectors, she has a full understanding of the importance of Research and Development and New Product Introduction. Philippa joined the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in May 2011 as their Head of Transport and Manufacturing. Acting as a voice for the Institution on behalf of their 116,000 international members, she aims to help raise the profile of engineers so that they can develop safe and efficient transport systems with less congestion and emissions, while creating wealth and employment within our manufacturing sector. Policy statements and reports include Life Cycle Analysis, Manufacturing a successful economy, Intelligent Transport, Intelligent Society and Energy options for our transport modes and Women in Engineering.

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Sunday 23 October, 12.00 Frobisher Auditorium 1
Driverless cars: who's in control?