Meet the Team

Matthew Hicks - Engineering Director

Matthew Hicks

Engineering Director

Qualifications:
CEng MiMechE

Qualifications:
BSc (Hons)

Main experiences:
Matthew has worked in high-performance sports, motorsports and industrial engineering for more than 25 years.
His motorsport experience has included designing and developing race-winning cars in Formula 1, Le Mans 24 hours, Indy 500 and World Rally Championships.
He has led the design development and structural testing of suspension systems, I.C.E component design along with cooling, electrical and hydraulic systems.

Engineering disciplines and skills:
Mechanical design engineering from holistic scheme development with key stakeholders (Industrial Design, Customer Representatives, Regulatory bodies, etc.) through to component design and development.
Composite design engineering including the development of laminates with structural analysis tools through to manufacturing tooling design. with significant experience in FEA.

Hobbies and passions:
Passionate engineer, always seeking inspiration from other disciplines and areas of life to push forward our engineering. Accomplished photographer of editorial/fashion and live music gigs. National award-winning brewer.