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Sir Frank Williams - Team Principal

After a brief career as a driver and mechanic, Frank Williams founded Frank Williams Racing Cars in 1966. He entered Formula One in 1969 and went on to establish Williams Grand Prix Engineering in 1977

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Sir Patrick Head - Co-Founder

Patrick was approached by Frank Williams in 1976 to spearhead the design department of what became Williams Grand Prix Engineering. The Patrick Head-designed FW06 made its race debut in 1978 and two years later the 1980 car won the first two of the team's 16 Formula One world titles

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Claire Williams - Deputy Team Principal

Growing up in the sport, it is perhaps unsurprising that Claire would eventually enter the family business. She joined the team full time in 2002, serving as Communications Officer and then Head of Communications before becoming Director of Marketing in 2012 and Deputy Team Principal in 2013

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Mike O'Driscoll - Group CEO

Mike joined Williams as a Non-Executive Director in 2011 and became full-time Group CEO in June 2013. The newly-created role has seen Williams Martini Racing and Williams Advanced Engineering united under one management structure which enables Mike to oversee the long term strategy of the group

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Paddy Lowe - Chief Technical Officer

After graduating from the University of Cambridge in 1984 with a degree in Engineering, Paddy joined Williams as a Control Systems Engineer. Paddy spent six years at Williams, during which time he oversaw the development of the active suspension used on the iconic FW14B and the FW15C, which led Nigel Mansell and Alain Prost to their World Championship successes in 1992 and 1993. After 24 years away Paddy returned to Williams in 2017 as Chief Technical Officer and as a member of the company's Board of Directors.

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Lance Stroll

Lance joined Williams in 2015 and, after winning the 2016 Formula 3 European Championship, he graduated to the role of Race Driver for the 2017 Formula One season. 2018 will mark his second season in Formula One.

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Sergey Sirotkin

Sergey started his Formula One career with the Sauber F1 Team as a Test Driver. In 2016, he took a similar role at the Renault Sport F1 Team before graduating to the team’s Third and Reserve Driver role in 2017. As part of the SMP Racing programme, Sergey will make his Formula One race debut with Williams in 2018.

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Robert Kubica - Reserve & Development Driver

Robert joined Williams in 2018 as the team’s Reserve and Development Driver. He will spend significant time at the factory and races to help develop the Williams Mercedes FW41 with his extensive experience.

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Karun Chandhok - Williams Heritage Driver

In 2016 Karun became Williams Heritage Driver. In his role Karun tests and drives Williams’ historic racing cars at public demonstrations such as the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed, where he drove the FW08C and the FW13B up the iconic Goodwood Hill

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Dirk de Beer - Head of Aerodynamics

Dirk graduated from the Department of Aeronautics at London's prestigious Imperial College. He has since worked in senior aerodynamic roles for several race teams in Formula One and IndyCar, before joining Williams as Head of Aerodynamics in 2017.

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Ed Wood - Chief Designer

Previous to taking the position of Chief Designer at Williams, Ed had been Chief Designer on Prodrive's World Rally Championship Subaru as well as spending three years with Ferrari and two years at Renault as a Development Engineer

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Rob Smedley - Head of Performance Engineering

Rob joined Williams in 2014 after establishing himself as a leading engineer in F1 as Felipe's Race Engineer at Ferrari. He previously worked at Jordan as well as Stewart

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Paul Williams - Race Engineer

Paul graduated from the University of Southampton with a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He then moved to America and worked in a number of different race series before joining Williams in 2011 as Trackside Aerodynamicist.

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Luca Baldisserri - Race Engineer

Luca graduated from the University of Bologna with a degree in Electrical Engineering before joining Ferrari as a Development Engineer. He progressed and graduated to a number of senior roles over the next 26 years before leaving the Scuderia to mentor Lance Stroll. In 2018, he will become the Canadian’s Race Engineer.

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Andrew Murdoch - Race Engineer

Andrew spent six years as a Data and Test Engineer for Williams before becoming a Race Engineer in 2013, a position he held for just two years before becoming the Senior Performance Engineer at the beginning of the 2015 season

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James Urwin - Race Engineer

James was a Race Engineer in GP2 for at Caterham Racing until 2014, when he joined Williams as Race Operations Analyst. His position swiftly developed into a factory-based Performance Engineer and in the last two years has also fulfilled positions of both trackside Performance Engineer and Race Engineer for in-season testing, before becoming Lance Stroll’s Race Engineer for the 2017 season.

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Dave Redding - Team Manager

Dave joined Williams as Team Manager midway through 2017 following a 15-year spell at McLaren. With almost 30 years’ experience of working in Formula One, Dave has worked with a list of World Champion drivers.

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Doug Lafferty - Chief Financial Officer

Doug Lafferty graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a degree in Management Studies. He joined BAT as a graduate trainee in 2001 where he completed his CIMA accountancy qualification.

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Mark Biddle - General Counsel

After graduating from Cambridge University with a Masters in Law, Mark Biddle spent seven years working in private practice in London and then in Hong Kong, before taking a legal advisory role with Deutsche Bank

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