Palmer PR focuses exclusively on companies developing advanced technologies that reduce emissions and road accidents; helping to make the next generation of vehicles more efficient and our planet cleaner and safer.
Rob Palmer is a professional engineer, PR consultant, business angel investor and private equity fund raiser working with new technology developers with high growth potential; also handling their international automotive investor and media relations. His investment portfolio includes half a dozen technology companies.
Rob is also managing director of Advanced Automotive Technologies Ltd, based at Silverstone, and established in 2015 to help commercialise problem-solving innovations at various stages of technology and manufacturing readiness - including TRL7 products already feeding their way into next generation vehicles.
Rob started his career at Vauxhall, where he was responsible for vehicle design, development, product validation, and test planning. He was appointed chief press officer in GM’s UK public affairs department with responsibility for car-derived vans, trucks and buses, and military vehicles serving as press secretary to GM’s vice-president responsible for its global truck and bus operations.
A longstanding member of the Automobile Division of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Motor Industry Public Affairs Association (MIPAA), and Motorsport Industry Association (MIA), Rob has also served as a member of council of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). He is a member of the UK Business Angels Association and Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), where he serves the Bus and Innovation Working Groups. Having served its steering committee, Rob is now an ambassador for the Silverstone Technology Cluster.
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Palmer Public Relations Limited, trading as Palmer PR, focuses exclusively on companies developing advanced automotive technologies that reduce emissions and road accidents – thereby helping to make the next generation of vehicles more efficient and our planet cleaner and safer.
Comp[any founder and director, Robert Palmer, is a professional engineer, automotive PR consultant, business angel investor and private equity fund raiser working with new technology developers with high growth potential; also handling their international automotive investor and media relations.