Team Commercial Manager

James Gilbride

Hitech GP’s latest appointment sees James Gilbride recruited to head up the team’s commercial operations. With over twenty years’ experience in high-level motorsport, James is ideally placed to help develop a strong and sustainable platform for the future.

James brings a wealth of motorsport knowledge to the business, most notably from Formula One and more recently in sports cars. He is a well-known face in the Formula One paddock having worked for various teams including British American Racing, Minardi, Renault and Williams F1 Team. More recently James has been working with McLaren’s sports car operation, focussing on driver management and sponsorship acquisitions. With a nose for common sense thinking, a keen eye for detail, and strong commercial instincts, James is a valuable addition to the Hitech team where he will work closely with Oliver Oakes to expand and strengthen the company’s business interests.