Dennis Evans has held senior positions with both passenger car and truck manufacturing companies around the world, most recently with MAN Truck & Bus – a division of VW Commercial Vehicles. He has worked in the UK, Europe, USA, South America, Middle East and Africa, with many of the major vehicle manufacturers.

Dennis Evans is an expert in automotive zero emissions strategies and has specialised in the development of market representation planning and innovative customer relationship and retention programmes


Des Evans was recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List and awarded an OBE for services to industry. He had served as CEO for a decade at MAN Truck and Bus UK Ltd and successfully built the VW owned UK Operation from a £50.0m turnover business to one delivering over £500.0 million in the period from 1993 to 2013. 

Des’s legacy is rooted in the development of innovative and disruptive business models that have changed the basis of competition in the industry. Des is passionate about the truck industry and the future changes moving away from fossil fuels.


Alistair Williamson started his working life as a technical engineer with Vauxhall and Bedford Trucks and graduated through technical sales roles at Scania UK into senior Sales & Marketing roles at MAN UK before becoming Global Marketing Director for MAN AG based in Munich. Today, he is a successful independent business development consultant and author.

Alistair is a professional marketer and business development consultant. He is an avid automotive industry future researcher and business strategist. The Road to Zero Emissions is a book that simply had to be written.

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