Pratap Bose is a British car designer, born in Bombay, India and was educated at the National Institute of Design, India and the Royal College of Art, London. Pratap worked in international companies such as Piaggio&C SpA, Italy, Mitsubishi Motors, Japan, Mercedes-Benz Japan, before joining TATA MOTORS in 2007. He has been the Head of Design of TATA MOTORS, since 2011. He leads a team of 180 creative staff in 3 Global Design studios in India, UK and Italy. He is also responsible for the design of passenger cars and commercial vehicles and leads the design of many multiple award-winning cars and commercial vehicles. Pratap loves cooking, aeroplanes, painting, learning languages and is a terrible amateur drummer. Pratap is also the Visiting Professor at the Vehicle Design department in Royal College of Art.