Michael Van Der Sande Head Shot


Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations

Netherlands-born Michael van der Sande was appointed to the position of Managing Director of Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations in June 2018. Previously Managing Director of Alpine, Renault Group’s sports car division, he has also held senior roles at Aston Martin, Tesla and Harley-Davidson.

Special Operations has three distinct business units, all designed to create a portfolio of brand extending products. Special Vehicle Operations focuses on designing and engineering high specification SV-branded halo vehicles. Vehicle Personalisation undertakes luxury bespoke commissions and is responsible for Jaguar Land Rover's vehicle accessories. Jaguar Land Rover Classic is the official source of authentic cars, expert services, genuine parts and unforgettable experiences for classic Jaguar and Land Rover enthusiasts worldwide.