Peter Szijjártó Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Anthony Evans Vice President Sews-Ce Kft
Paulina Chmielarz Senior Manager, Business Process Definition Jaguar Land Rover
Paulina plays a key role in Jaguar Land Rover’s global logistics and supply chain management processes, systems and engineering, and has had significant involvement in planning JLR’s material and logistics flows for its new plant in Nitra, Slovakia. Paulina has previously worked in a variety of industries including machining, medical equipment, electronics and automotive, including for a tier supplier, Chinese OEM Qoros and JLR since 2016. She graduated from Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland, in 2008 with a double Master’s Degree in mechanical engineering.
Alfons Dachs-Wiesinger Director Logistics Services Magna Steyr
Alfons is responsible for a wide range of logistics operations at Magna Steyr, including the procurement of logistics services, transport planning and operations, container management, and packing and export. He joined the company in 2002, taking on his current role in July 2017. He previously worked on material flow at Eurostar Automobilwerk (the former DaimlerChrysler plant) and on flows from NAFTA to Europe for Chrysler production. Alfons holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering from Graz University of Technology, Austria.
Sarah Kingsbury Senior Analyst IHS Markit Automotive
Sarah contributes to the European Light Vehicle Sales Forecast, with a focus on Central Europe. She joined IHS Markit (then known as Global Insight) in 2002. During her time there, she has contributed to the light vehicle sales forecast for Western and Central Europe, monitored the European regulatory and legislative environment, and participated in a number of consulting projects. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Sarah gained seven years’ franchised dealership network experience before moving to work as an Associate at Ludvigsens, a niche automotive industry consultancy in London. She graduated with a BA (Hons) in Modern Languages from Manchester Metropolitan University.