Weale Derek Richard
Born in 1953 in the United Kingdom.
Graduated from the University of Leeds with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Kettering University (previously General Motors Institute, USA) with a post-graduate qualification in Automotive Engineering and Anglia Ruskin University (UK) with a diploma in Management Studies.
Mr. Derek Weale has extensive experience in automobile companies.
From 1982 to 2003 served on different positions in Ford, including programme manager positions for Ford Mondeo (in UK), Ford Galaxy (in UK and Germany) and the Global C1 Platform.
In 2003 Mr. Derek Weale joined Jaguar Land Rover. From 2005 to 2014 was Director of Product Strategy & Product Planning responsible for vehicle and powertrain planning and the product creation business lead for all Jaguar Land Rover products.
Since February 2017 has been providing consultancy services to automotive OEMs and associated businesses.
Member of the Board of Directors of Sollers PJSC since 2017.