Global Purchasing Director, Jaguar Land Rover
Louise leads a team of more than 80 in electrical purchasing in what is a key role as Global Purchasing Director at Jaguar Land Rover. Her influence on the company is such that she helped persuade the board to bring the manufacturing of cockpits in-house, resulting in a 30% saving. A mother of two girls, Louise joined Jaguar Land Rover from construction firm Balfour Beatty in 2013. She gained a physics degree from Durham University in 2000 and spent much of her early career at Tata Steel. She was promote
d to her current role at Jaguar Land Rover in 2017 and has since become one of only a few women to join a programme to develop future board members. She is now responsible for all of Jaguar Land Rover’s electrical technology, including autonomous driving systems and customers’ digital experience and is also senior sponsor for the Gender Equality Network.
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