About us

About us

Helping organisations innovate, thrive, and lead

Ricardo is one of the world's leading management consultancies serving the automotive & transportation industries. Ricardo offers a comprehensive portfolio of management consulting services, advising global leaders on high-impact global strategic issues and solving operational problems at every stage of the value chain. Our capabilities include services in the following service lines: market research, market growth, operations, procurement, design optimisation, mergers and acquisitions, sales and marketing, organisational transformation, and product development.   

Our industry-seasoned, experienced teams support a wide client base of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers across the industries we serve. With our global reach, multi-industry knowledge, business acumen, and deep technical expertise, Ricardo is uniquely positioned to resolve our clients’ toughest strategic and operational challenges. Ricardo’s strategic work is directly supported by more than 100 years of industrial engineering excellence, allowing us to provide a unique perspective on strategic questions that are highly dependent on technical factors.

For over 15 years, Ricardo has successfully delivered more than 500 major strategic projects covering the entire automotive value chain from vehicle development and manufacturing to new vehicle sales, after sales & parts, used vehicles, and financial services.

We have deep expertise and a proven track record in a broad range of industries:

  • Aerospace
  • Agricultural & Industrial Vehicles
  • Commercial Vehicles
  • Defense
  • Energy
  • High Performance Vehicles & Motorsport
  • Marine
  • Motorcycles & Personal Transportation
  • Passenger Cars
  • Rail