Carl is a technology strategy specialist; a long-term thinker, planner, and facilitator. His professional focal points are roadmapping, scenario planning, and horizon scanning. With an academic background in Materials Engineering, he has spent the past two decades helping clients in many countries and sectors – automotive, defence, chemicals & materials, and governments – better plan for the future. Dr. Telford’s interest in mobility and the automotive industry brought him to Ricardo in 2015. Carl has a Ph.D from Brunel University and a B.Eng. from the University of Surrey. He lives in West Sussex, UK.