Paddy Lowe is a distinguished engineer and technical director with an impressive track record in Formula 1. He has worked with top teams including Williams, McLaren, and Mercedes, and has helped deliver numerous championship-winning cars. In addition to his accomplishments in F1, he has also founded a synthetic fuel company and is committed to promoting sustainability in motorsport.
Why you should book Paddy Lowe for your next event
- Unparalleled expertise: Paddy Lowe is one of the most accomplished and innovative engineers in the history of Formula 1. His extensive experience and technical knowledge make him a valuable speaker for events related to high-performance engineering, innovation, and sustainability in motorsport.
- Insightful perspective: Paddy’s long and varied career in F1 has given him a unique perspective on the sport and its evolution over time. He can share valuable insights on the strategies and technologies that have led to success in F1, as well as the challenges and opportunities facing the industry today.
- Passion for sustainability: In addition to his achievements in F1, Paddy is also deeply committed to promoting sustainability in motorsport. His work with Zero Petroleum and Project Martin demonstrate his dedication to developing innovative solutions for reducing carbon emissions and promoting a more sustainable future for the industry.
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Paddy Lowe is a highly accomplished engineer and technical director with a distinguished career in Formula 1. He graduated from Cambridge University in 1984 and began his career as a control systems engineer before joining Williams Grand Prix Engineering. There, he helped develop championship-winning cars and pioneered the development of ground-breaking technologies such as Active Suspension and Traction Control systems.
Lowe later joined McLaren, where he became Technical Director and achieved multiple championship successes over a 20-year period. He then served as Executive Director and Board Member for the Mercedes F1 team, overseeing the team’s quality transformation and helping to establish their subsequent dominance.
After returning to Williams as Chief Technical Officer, Paddy developed a strong interest in helping the sport deliver its environmental sustainability targets. This led him to establish Zero Petroleum, a synthetic fuel company focused on reducing carbon emissions in motorsport.
Paddy Lowe is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. His accomplishments in F1 have led to him winning multiple awards, including the Technical Director of the Year Award and the Sir Jackie Stewart Trophy, while his designs have won the Racing Car of the Year Award on 10 occasions.