Dr Clive Hickman

CEO, Manufacturing Technology Centre

Dr. Clive Hickman was born in Coseley, West Midlands, and studied at the University of Wolverhampton, Aston University and Loughborough University, holding a BSc, PhD in mechanical engineering and a MBA.During his career, he has been Chief Executive of Tata Motors European Technical Centre, Managing Director of Ricardo UK, Engineering Director at MIRA and Executive Engineer with Rover Group.

Clive has been CEO of the MTC since it was founded in 2010 and is chiefly responsible for the organisation’s growth which sees the MTC now work with more than 100 industrial members, turnover +£100m and employ +800 people. He has recently chaired the Midlands Manufacturing Resilience Commission (M2R) and won the Institute of Directors Chair’s Award for Excellence and Board Practice for the West Midlands in 2020.