Tom De Vleesschauwer, Senior Director Automotive, leads Transport & Mobility at IHS Markit, and is based in London, where he also directs long-term planning and sustainability activities. Mr. De Vleesschauwer has been involved in the international automotive industry for 20 years and is currently responsible for both long-term market research and business consulting projects in the mobility sector. He has contributed to many special projects assessing technical, business, regulatory, and societal trends to help senior management improve their decision making and assisted automotive manufacturers, suppliers, nongovernmental organizations, and government agencies, including European Commission and Parliament. He is the author of numerous contributions to automotive publications among which was Automotive Agenda—Urbanisation Special: What is the role of the car in the city of tomorrow. He is certified by the Institute of the Motor Industry and holds an HBO Automotive Management from IVA Driebergen, BBA (Hons) from Northwood University, and an MBA from the Cardiff Business School.