Taylor, who has chaired previous Future Tire conferences, will lead discussions about the outlook for the tire industry in the emerging era of digitalisation, electic vehicles and autonomous driving technologies.
A highly respected figure throughout the tire industry, Taylor has extensive experience of the sector both in the UK and in key regions worldwide.
In the UK, he is the founder and secretary general of the Tyre Recovery Association and has been a member of the Used Tyre Working Group since its inception. He has also been director of the Imported Tyre Manufacturers’ Association.
In 2009, Taylor was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) for services to the tire industry.
The Future Tire Conference 2018 will take place as part of the inaugural Tire Cologne international trade fair,