Meet the team

Find out more about what the team get up to on a day-to-day basis at Land Rover BAR, and how studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) helped them to land their dream jobs within the industry. 

Are you based in Portsmouth and want some hands-on STEM experience? Work experience opportunities with Land Rover BAR can be undertaken in a variety of departments within the team - Sports Science, Finance, Marketing and Design.  Applicants must be over the age of 16 to apply. Please complete the application form here and a member of our team will be in touch.

  • Amy Munro

    Sustainability Officer

    Maths, Physics

    Amy works with the Land Rover BAR team to reduce their environmental impact and come up with sustainable solutions.

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  • Bleddyn Mon

    Sailor and Performance Engineer

    Maths, Engineering, Physics, Design & Technology, Computing

    Bleddyn is a grinder and wing trimmer on the sailing team. He also works as part of the design team to analyse on-water data which is used to improve the performance of the boats.

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  • Davìd Markey

    Performance Engineer

    Maths, Engineering, Physics, Design & Technology

    Davìd manages all the data coming from the boat and provides sailing analysis by developing algorithms and visualising results to feedback to designers and sailors.

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  • Elisabeth McLean

    Design Engineer

    Maths, Engineering, Physics, Design & Technology, Computing

    Elisabeth runs simulations of air and water-flow around the boat. This helps the team to understand what forces the boat will be able to handle.

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  • Jessica Sweeney

    Chief Meteorologist

    Maths, Physics

    Jessica looks at the weather to decide when the team can go sailing and what conditions to set the boat up for.

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  • Katie Lawrence

    Performance Engineer

    Maths, Engineering, Physics

    Katie studies data from the boat and from test simulations, then gives feedback to the design team and sailors to help improve performance.

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  • Lloyd Woodhouse

    Systems Engineering Apprentice

    Engineering

    Lloyd provides systems support for the team when they sail.

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  • Natalie Evelegh

    Shore Team

    Biology

    Natalie is responsible for purchasing, scheduling and other admin. She is also an occasional chase boat driver and helps out in the boat shed!

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  • Ollie Pendleton

    Designer

    Maths, Physics, Design & Technology, Computing

    As a Designer, Ollie thinks of ideas which can be developed into solutions and then be built and added to the race boat.

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  • Richard Hopkirk

    Engineering Manager

    Maths, Engineering, Physics, Design & Technology, Computing

    Richard coordinates the activities of the 40 engineers who model, design and analyse the boat.

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  • Tom Cheney

    Lead Software Developer

    Maths, Engineering, Chemistry

    Tom develops tools for the design team and the sailing team to analyse the performance of the boat.

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  • Will Bakewell

    Systems Development Engineer

    Maths, Engineering, Physics, Design & Technology

    Will designs systems that use the sailors' energy to control the boat as efficiently and effectively as possible.

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