Bob has worked in a technical or managerial role that has helped secure nine Constructors’ Championships and 10 Drivers’ Championships.

He graduated from Queens University Belfast with an Honours Degree in Aeronautical Engineering in 1979, completing a PhD in Aeronautical Engineering in 1982 with a Thesis entitled “A Theoretical and Experimental Study of the Tip Flow Generated by a Wing in Sideslip

From 1982 – 1988 Bob worked with McLaren International, with positions including Head of Aerodynamics, Head of Research and Development and Project Director Unlimited Land Speed Record Attempt.

His first spell at Enstone was 1998 – 99 as Benetton Formula Senior Aerodynamicist, before moving to Jordan Grand Prix for 1999 – 2001 as Head of Vehicle Technology.

In 2001 Bob returned to Enstone as Deputy Technical Director then Technical Director (2003 – 2009), He stepped up to be Acting Team Principal (2009) and Managing Director (2010) before joining Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Ltd as Technical Director from 2011 to 2014.

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