Professor Neville Jackson FREng

Chief Technology & Innovation Officer
Ricardo plc

Neville Jackson is responsible for developing the future global vision of automotive and energy technology at Ricardo and for the strategy, planning and execution of research and development. A graduate of Imperial College, London, his career has included 28 years at Ricardo focused on research and technology demonstration programmes covering advanced combustion engines, hybrid systems and energy recovery technologies.  He is Chairman of the UK Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, a member of the UK Automotive Council Technology Group, a director of CENEX, the UK Centre of Excellence for Low Carbon Vehicles and Fuel Cells and a visiting Professor at the University of Brighton.  He is also a member of the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council Industry User Panel and the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council steering group.


Ricardo is a leading global provider of product innovation, engineering solutions, clean technology and strategic consulting. Through our advanced and well-equipped technical facilities in North America, Europe and Asia we serve a wide and balanced customer base including the market-leading brands across a range of industrial sectors, as well as government agencies and national and international regulatory authorities. Key areas of expertise include low-carbon gasoline, diesel, hybrid and fuel cell powertrain technologies; the latest driveline and transmission systems; control electronics and software development; vehicle systems integration, and the engineering of the latest concepts in wind energy and tidal power systems. We are a public company quoted on the London Stock Exchange and a constituent of the FTSE techMark 100 index.