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Purnell, Prof. Anthony John free

CEng, FREng

Born Carshalton, Surrey 23 May 1958; s of John M. Purnell and Sylvia M. Purnell (née Vassierre); m 1994, Alison S. Nocton; one s one d

Head of Technology, British Cycling, since 2013; Fellow Commoner, Trinity Hall Cambridge, since 2013


Univ. of Manchester Inst. of Sci. and Technol. (BSc); Massachusetts Inst. of Technol. (SM Mech. Engrg). CEng 2017; FREng 2017


Kennedy Schol., 1981–82. Founder and Chairman: Pi Res., 1986–92; Pi Technol., 1992–99; Pi Gp, 1999–2002; CEO, Premier Perf. Div., Ford Motor Co., 2002; Team Principal, Jaguar Racing F1, 2002–04; Tech. Advr, Fédn Internat. d’Automobile, 2005–10; Dir, Caesium Consultants LLP, 2005–. RAEng Vis. Prof., Univ. of Cambridge, 2007–. Dir, Milton Hall Estates, 2000–.


cycling, engineering


Trinity Hall, Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TJ