Jerry Hardcastle

VP for Engineering in Europe & Vehicle Marketability Globally


Jerry has worked in the automotive industry for 26 years in Austin Rover Group and Nissan Motors Limited.

As VP, Jerry is responsible for vehicle design and development at Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE).

NTCE is part of Nissan's integrated R&D network with centres in Japan, US and Europe.

The position requires Jerry to perform locally within the European business operation, and globally within the Research and Development function.

During his career in Nissan, Jerry has lived and worked in Japan on two occasions, allowing him to experience the working cultures of Nissan in Japan and Europe.

He is also Chairman of the Technology Group within the UK Auto Council, Nissan