Upcoming webinar

The next IFP School Voices webinar will be hosted by Mr. Olivier Ferlin, Vice President Vehicle Engineering Lyon at Volvo Group Truck Technology, on June 8, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. (Paris time).

His presentation is entitled: "Engineering challenges for Heavy Duty vehicles decarbonation".

Biography of Olivier Ferlin
Vice President Vehicle Engineering Lyon
Volvo Group Trucks Technology

Olivier Ferlin is currently Vice President Vehicle Engineering Lyon at Volvo Group Trucks Technology.

He began his career in 1996 at Renault VI as a mechanical engineer responsible for Mack Trucks engines in Lyon. Three years later, he moved to the Paris site to take charge of the moving parts and power cylinder unit.

Back in Lyon in 2002, he joined Volvo Powertrain as Moving Parts Group Manager. He continued his ascent in 2006, rising to the position of Base Engine & Material Technology Director in Gothenburg, Sweden. Four years later, he was appointed Vice President Powertrain Engineering at Volvo Group Trucks Technology. In charge of heavy-duty powertrain development, he was responsible for 800 employees and manages a budget of €150 million.

From 2014 to 2022, he was Vice President Powertrain Engineering France & India. In this role, he oversaw the development of powertrains and axles for medium duty vehicles.

An engineer from the École nationale supérieure d'électricité et de mécanique in Nancy, Olivier Ferlin is a graduate of IFP School's Energy and Powertrains program (class of 1996). He also holds a mini MBA from INSEAD's European Center for Executive Development.

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