An Astrophysics Masters graduate from University College London, Mandali is an award-winning British technology executive based in Tokyo. This site shares his personal views on mobility, automated driving and regional transportation development.
He is currently Vice President to Woven Planet Holdings based in Nihonbashi Tokyo, previously Vice President Automated Driving at Toyota Research Institute Advanced Development. He is concurrently project general manager and global head of automated driving mobility and innovation at Toyota’s Advanced R&D and Engineering Company. Former chair of ITS Japan’s Automated Driving Support Center working group, supporting the development of automated driving mobility to benefit local communities in the regions outside the Tokyo metropolis.
A core member of the ITS Japan Automated Driving Research Council from 2016 to 2017, he was also an observer member of the ISO TC204 working group 3 (Intelligent Transport Systems, Database Technology) from 2015 to 2017. Certified Financial Times Non-Executive Director. Core areas of expertise: automated driving technologies, location-based software products and cloud services, regional business development and product operations. Focus markets: global.