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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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Felipe Massa

Felipe started his F1 career with Sauber as a test driver, he later became a race driver before moving to Ferrari as a test driver, he once again became a race driver for Sauber and after two years became a race driver for Ferrari. In 2014 Felipe ended his seven year history with Ferrari as he joined Williams

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Lance Stroll

Lance joined Williams in 2015, and after winning the Formula 3 European Series with Prema Powerteam in 2016 he graduated to the role of Race Driver for the 2017 Formula One season

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Paul Di Resta - Reserve Driver

Paul became Reserve Driver for Williams in 2016, and for the 2017 season he will once again spend extensive time with the team at races to ensure he is fully accustomed to the controls and procedures of the Williams Mercedes FW40, should he be required to step into the cockpit during the season.

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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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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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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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Andrew Murdoch - Senior Performance 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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Dave Robson - Race Engineer

Dave started at Williams in 2015 as Felipe's Race Engineer after spending four years at McLaren as Race Engineer for Jenson Button. Previous to that he had worked as a Performance Engineer and part of the Test Team at McLaren

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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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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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