Niall Hooper

Brand Director for the Jaguar Land Rover and Volvo Division, Jardine Motor Co

Guest Speaker

Biography

As Brand Director for the Jaguar Land Rover and Volvo Division, Niall joined the group to lead the development and growth of the brand.

Having increased our portfolio for Jaguar Land Rover from 8 sites to 12 and acquiring the Trade Parts Centre, Niall has been instrumental with the acquisition and integration of the new teams.

Niall has extensive motor retail experience having progressed from Sales Executive to Director level, which he has now been operating at for the past 15 years. He ran his own business, Elms BMW and Mini which he sold at the end of 2014.

Prior to this Niall worked for Mercedes-Benz Retail Group where he was responsible for eight dealerships including Mercedes-Benz World.

He is a specialist in change leadership and has a great deal of experience in site redevelopment. Whilst employed at Mercedes-Benz Retail Group he was instrumental through the design, build and operational phases of the UK’s Brand Centre.

Niall’s participation has been made possible through Speakers for Schools partnership with the UK Automotive 30% Club and his school talks will include a focus on inspiring girls to consider opportunities in the automotive sector and encouraging all students to aim high.

He is also supporting the UK Automotive 30% Club 30/30/30 campaign.