Carl-Peter Forster, Board Mentor, Criticaleye

Carl-Peter Forster

Board Mentor


Carl-Peter is Chair of the Board of Vesuvius plc and the Senior Independent Director at Babcock International Group PLC. He is also Chair of StoreDot, Chair of Chemring, a member of the Kinexon GmbH Advisory Board, and a member of the Boards of The Mobility House AG, LeddarTech Inc., Gordon Murray Group Limited, and Envisics Ltd.

Carl-Peter was previously a non-executive director of IMI plc, Rexam PLC, Rolls-Royce plc and Cosworth Ltd, and previously served as Chairman of The London Electric Vehicle Company Ltd and Friedola Tech GmbH, and as a member of the Boards of Volvo Cars Corporation and Geely Automobile Holdings.

Carl-Peter worked in the automotive industry for over 27 years. He was most recently Group CEO and Managing Director of Tata Motors, Mumbai including JaguarLandRover. Prior to this he served as President and CEO of General Motors Europe and held a number of senior management positions with BMW, where his last position was on the Management Board.  He started his career in 1982, as a Consultant for McKinsey & Company in Munich.
He has a Diploma in Economics from Bonn University and a Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering from Technical University in Munich. He and his wife Didi live in London.

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