Manager of Future Transport and Technology, Motor Industry Research Association

Anthony Baxendale graduated in 1982 with a BSc(Eng) honours degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College of Science and Technology and in 1986 with a PhD in Offshore Engineering from Heriot Watt University. Dr Baxendale joined MIRA Ltd. in 1991 and is now Head of Advanced Technologies & Research, responsible for MIRA’s future transport technology strategy and the operational management and development of the programme to deliver this. The key pillars of this programme are low carbon vehicle technologies, intelligent mobility technologies and autonomous ground vehicle technologies. He has an effective and innovative management portfolio with a proven track record of successfully delivering a broad range of transport related research projects for a wide range of government agencies, commercial organisations as well as internally funded R&D programmes.