Tom De Vleesschauwer

S&P Global

Vice President, Automotive

Tom De Vleesschauwer, Senior Director Automotive, leads Transport & Mobility at S&P Global, 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.

Sessions With Tom De Vleesschauwer

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 03:30pm - 04:10pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 09:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 10:10 pm

    Electrified Fleets: The real opportunity to enable the mobility & energy transition?

    Panel Transportation & Mobility/Electrification (EVs/built environment)

    While private consumers generally remain wary of electric vehicle (EV) costs, battery range, and charging availability, a growing number of fleet owners are increasingly ready to make the EV transition. They're driven by the lure of lower costs, more data, the impacts of climate change on their businesses, tightening environmental regulations, and the launch of a wave of new electric cars, trucks, and vans. More fleets are placing bets and aim to become leaders in the mobility and energy transition. How will such fleets transform the automotive industry? How will the electrification of the vehicle fleet enable and unlock the promised EV revolution?