Nick Fry



Nick Fry is a speaker with a unique knowledge of engineering and motor sport through his outstanding  success as a ground breaking executive in Formula1. 

Nick played a key role in one of the most remarkable success stories in world motorsport when, together with Ross Brawn, he bought the Honda Formula One team for £1.00 in a management buyout.

Against all odds they then won the 2009 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships under the Brawn GP banner with Jenson Button at the wheel. The team was then sold to Mercedes, before going on to win an unpredented 7 world championships in a row, with drivers Sir Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg and Valtri Bottas.

After leaving F1 in 2013 Nick built a portfolio of business interests including data security, artificial intelligence, healthcare and he is currently Chairman of Fnatic, one of the top 10 teams in the world playing competitive esports - a sector with a global audience of 454 million with a further 190 million expecting to join in.

In October 2021, Nick was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman at McLaren Applied, marking a strengthening of the company’s leadership and governance at the start of an important period inMcLaren Applied’s development. 

When not working Nick participates in car rallies in his 1933 and 1937 Aston Martin cars. He skis enthusiastically and supports various charities including Hope for Tomorrow, a charity providing mobile cancer care units where he is a Patron.

Nick was appointed a UK Business Ambassador by Prime Ministers Brown and later Cameron and promoted UK Business globally for five years.


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