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Founder & CEO
Ryan is a highly motivated motorsports professional with 40 years in the Middle East, 9 of them as manager and director at Dubai Autodrome. He has founded several motorsports businesses in the UAE since 1997. Driven and extremely passionate about building participation and increasing motorsport safety, Ryan was instrumental in introducing operational safety procedures and business streamlining at Dubai Autodrome and had a seat on the UAE’s Motorsports and Driver Development Committee with the Emirates Motorsports Organisation for 7 years. Ryan has created several motorsports IPs in the region and has designed programs to develop motorsports participation in the UAE.
Florencia A. Fittipaldi
HR & Business Partner
James moved to the UAE in 2005 and throughout this time has built a strong reputation as a facilitator, sales leader, C-suite advisor and trusted mentor. His expertise and approach to business strategy, sales growth, leadership coaching and digital marketing has contributed in helping to shape many well-known companies in the region. He is adept at revenue growth planning, people development and brand strategy. James is also an advocate for CSR and a champion for marine conservation.
Noel started out in the advertising industry, before moving into corporate comms with United Artists. After moving to Dubai in the 90s, Noel was Launch Editor for the globally renowned Car Magazine. He also wrote for a number of international magazines, including Intersection, Top Gear, Octane, Classic and Sportscar, The Red Bulletin, Forever Sports and Ferrari Magazine. Noel has also worked as a professional event driver, rider and event controller for brands such as Lamborghini, Bentley, KTM, the Ducati Ride Experience, Dubai Autodrome and Yas Marina Circuit. He also competes on an occasional basis in National Pro Car racing.
Over 25 years Graham has learnt to plan expeditions the encompass travel across Mountains to Sand to Sea while ensuring the safety and wellbeing of everyone on the trip. While Graham has been conducting expeditions in the region, he also has been managing a full-time job for the likes of Motorola, Cambium Networks to name but two. In this role he was not only responsible for the sales for the region but also took on a project management role to ensure network elopements were delivered.
Kate started in motorsport with the SEAT team in the British Rally Championship and with the Ford World Rally Team. Following positions at F1 sponsorship agency KHP Consulting and the Red Bulletin F1 magazine, Kate joined the FIA Institute, progressing to Fund Programme Manager, then Acting Director of Education before joining the FIA in 2015 as Head of the Sport Grant Programme, working with member clubs to implement a wide range of global projects. With extensive experience in project management, operations and logistics, Kate has wide-ranging skills developing and managing global events with diverse stakeholders across many motorsport disciplines.
Lauren Ashlee James
I am a dedicated professional with over 12 years experience in customer service and relationship management in the aviation industry, followed by my time leading all Talent Acquisition for one of Dubai’s fastest growing hospitality groups EatX. I am very ambitious and very much a people person.
“I like to stay fit and take on any challenge that I am faced with day to day”