Team Principal & CEO
Dilbagh Gill is CEO and Team Principal of the Mahindra Racing team and was appointed ahead of its inaugural season in 2014/15. Mahindra Racing is one of ten founding teams – and the only Indian team – to compete in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Dilbagh has built his team from the ground up which has led to multiple race victories and podiums.
With more than two decades of experience working in technology and business development and a Tech Mahindra family member for over 10 years, Dilbagh developed unique sporting technology practices that led him to working on high-profile programmes including Project Manager of FIFA World Cup and A1GP ahead of his work with Mahindra Racing.
David joined Mahindra Racing following his role as Team Manager at the championship winning DS Techeetah Formula E Team. Prior to that he undertook management roles at the Mercedes AMG DTM Team and River Rouge Consulting, a performance improvement practice for the Automotive, Rail and General Manufacturing Sector. He has also fulfilled roles at McLaren Group and Mercedes-Benz.
Lewis joined Mahindra Racing in 2015 and is the technical lead on the Formula E programme. His role means he oversees the technical parts of the programme, ensuring the car meets all technical regulations and is correctly homologated and, of course, working on maximising the performance of the race cars.
Josef joined the team ahead of Season 7 and leads the team that maintains the race cars and delivers trackside performance. Prior to joining Mahindra Racing, Josef excelled as leader of the Strategy and Power Unit Tools Group at Mercedes AMG High Performance for a number of years. Here, he collaboratively helped to achieve the most successful chain of double F1 World Championship titles on record. Josef’s extensive experience in motorsport, including trackside work in Formula Renault 3.5, time with the Marussia F1 Team and race engineer work with a roster of talented drivers, brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge to his new role.
Motorsport veteran Paul Willett brings more than 20 years industry experience with him and made the transition to Formula E ahead of the 2019/20 season from his previous roles in teams involved in the World Endurance Championship, Blancpain Endurance Series and the Asian Le Mans Series.
Head of Powertrain
Angus has a background in Formula 1 and automotive engineering and heads up the powertrain development programme for the team. He is in charge of the entire powertrain from a software and electronics perspective. He also has a future focus, part of a key team researching and identifying technologies for use in forthcoming seasons.
Race Engineer #94 M7Electro
Cyril is Alex Lynn’s race engineer. His role is to make the M7Electro as quick as possible for the conditions given: track layout, grip, temperatures and a huge variety of other factors for race day. Cyril has a background including Formula 2 and GP3 engineering positions.
Race Engineer #29 M7Electro
Tom is Alexander Sim’s race engineer and has a wealth of experience in race engineering. He joined the team from five years at Strakka Racing, which competed in the Blancpain Endurance Series and Intercontinental GT Challenge. Prior to that he fulfilled roles at the Status Grand Prix GP3 team, Double R Racing, Ocean Racing Technology and David Price Racing.
Head of Simulation
A key cog in the Mahindra Racing machine, Juan worked in the world of Formula 1 for almost two decades before embarking on his new role as the head of simulation for Mahindra Racing, which involves him running the simulator programme at the team’s base in Banbury, which is an important part of race preparation and wrap up.