Dr. Steve Simplay is currently Director- Automotive Solutions, Belcan. He was previously heading the automotive strategy at Tata Technologies. He has more than 14 years of automotive experience with a number of global OEMs such as Toyota, BMW and Jaguar Land Rover and Tier 1 Suppliers, where he held a variety of engineering positions.
Steve has worked on a number of multi-million dollar complete vehicle programs from initial design to full production and utilising frugal engineering techniques through offshoring the product design and development activities.
Steve holds a PhD in Engineering Strategy and Management and a Master of Science degree, both earned from Coventry University, United Kingdom. He is also a Chartered Engineer registered with the Institution of Engineering and Technology.