STRUCTeam appoints F1 specialist

Composite engineering consultancy STRUCTeam has appointed Tom Cowan as its senior engi-neer and automotive sector technical lead.

Cowan was previously head of structural engineering at Williams Racing, the British Formula 1 motor racing team and constructor.

At STRUCTeam, plans are for him to improve the company’s competences in transportation, focusing on light weighting in automotive structures, maximising vehicle efficiency and reducing emissions.

"Securing talent from the top echelons of the motor racing industry strengthens our position within the automotive market," said Roman Hillermeier, transportation market sector leader.

"This is an exciting time to join the company and I look forward to applying my experiences in Formula 1 to a range of commercial and automotive projects," added Cowan.