As a doctoral researcher at the Cambridge University Engineering Department, Theo Amanatidis performed research on autonomous vehicles, and specifically on the design of user interfaces for fully futonomous vehicles (SAE Level 5). His work at Cambridge involved the developement of one of the world's first fully autonomous vehicle simulators, used to investigate the introduction of Human-Robot Interaction technologies such as computer vision software, virtual avatars, voice assistants, and augmented reality control headsets. Previous to his PhD, Theo spent several years in engingeering and strategy roles at Jaguar Land Rover helping develop their first electric vehicle, the I-Pace. He also holds undergraduate and masters degrees in Engineering from the University of Cambridge.
As of autumn 2021, Theo joins the McKinsey consulting firm, focusing on transportation, sustainability and advanced technologies.