Key personnel

Managing Director/Project Co-ordinator

James (Jock) Freemantle - Managing Director/Project Co-ordinator

Although a New Zealander by nationality, Jock was born in the UK and brought up in Fort Augustus, Inverness-shire, Scotland. Jock trained as an engineer with Rolls Royce Limited in Derby, England. Married to a New Zealander,...
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Chief Designer

Tony Parker - Chief Designer

Tony Parker is one of New Zealand’s leading industrial designers. He is Professor of Industrial Design at Massey University, based in Wellington. Tony has a Diploma in Industrial Design from the Wellington Polytechnic...
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Business Manager

Prof. Christoph Schumacher - Business Manager

Christoph Schumacher is Professor of Innovation and Economics at Massey University and Director of the Auckland Knowledge Exchange Hub. Before coming to New Zealand he completed under and post graduate degrees in Engineering,...
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Design Consultant

Charles (Chuck) Pelly - Design Consultant

Chuck Pelly is a well-known American automotive and industrial designer who designed the Scarab sports cars, the original Chaparral, and Formula One cars in the late 1950s. He founded the world renowned design company,...
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Low Volume & Whole Vehicle approval co-ordinator

Mark Aston - Low Volume & Whole Vehicle approval co-ordinator

Mark Aston, has worked for the Morgan Motor Company for three decades covering most areas of the business, including factory management, employment and development. During the early 1990s, Mark switched roles to concentrate on...
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Engine development consultant

John Nicholson - Engine development consultant

Originally from Auckland in New Zealand, John is a partner/owner of the well known UK based engine builder-tuning company, Nicholson-McLaren. At the start of 1973, he went into partnership with the McLaren Formula One Team to...
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Company Secretary, Finance & marketing co-ordinator

David Dixon - Company Secretary, Finance & marketing co-ordinator

David has been a key assistant to Jock in providing much-needed accounting and company secretarial support. As well as being a sport car enthusiast, David has a motor industry background having worked for Steel Bros and being...
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Q.S.O., J.P., B.Com

Ian (Inky) Tulloch - Q.S.O., J.P., B.Com

A well known name in a variety of circles, including motorsport, Inky is an investor in Hulme Supercars Limited, he lives at Otamita, close to Gore in Southland. His many interests include businesses in the rural transport and...
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Composite Engineering Team Leader

Wayne Smith - Composite Engineering Team Leader

Wayne Smith has a Bachelor of Engineering (1st Class Hons.) from the University of Canterbury. Since 1987, he has been involved in the construction of many vessels, both motor and sail. He worked initially as a design engineer...
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Technical and Pre-Production Engineering

Bruce Turnbull - Technical and Pre-Production Engineering

Bruce Turnbull has been a leading player in New Zealand car design, specializing in motor sport for over 25 years and now builds his latest designs, the Saker GT & Sprint. Bruce has long been involved in the design and...
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Production co-ordinator

Michael (Mike) Bitossi - Production co-ordinator

Mike is a member of the Institute of Directors and has been involved as a director and advisor for a number of private companies. He was General Manager, and a Director for 21 years (both executive, and non executive), of NZX...
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MIBCM –UK-based Development co-ordinator

Michael (Mike) Rawlings - MIBCM –UK-based Development co-ordinator

Mike has been a key advisor/supporter to the Hulme Supercar project since meeting Jock and the Hulme team at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2006. He has had a significant career in the UK motoring industry since 1961 when...
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Public Relations & European Launch co-ordinator

Michael Hodges - Public Relations & European Launch co-ordinator

With the initials MPH, a career in the automotive arena was already mapped out for Michael Hodges. After studying Mechanical Engineering, combined with practical experience at General Motors in the UK, Michael went on to study...
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Guy Whateley - Branding & advertising co-ordinator

Guy is a Director of Velocity, an Auckland based brand design company that specialises in creating brands and branding programmes to engage people with their clients’ businesses. Clients include many of New...
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Ron Brown and Mike Brown - NZ based Vehicle Compliance-Certification Coordinators

Ron and Mike Brown are directors of Transport Specifications Limited, a privately owned company that was established in 1980 to provide a total independent service to the heavy and light vehicle industries. They offer services...
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Chassis Engineering Co-ordinator

Peter Van Breugel - Chassis Engineering Co-ordinator

Peter was born in Christchurch, but now lives in Auckland. In 1988 he started Prestige Tyres, and over the years has built it up to include tyres, suspension, mechanical repairs and the Prestige Motorsports Centre....
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Electronic/Electrical Team Leader

Mark Woodley - Electronic/Electrical Team Leader

Mark was born in Oxford England in 1970 and moved to Auckland in 1999 and continues to live there. Mark has spent 17 years with the Renault brand and has had many roles including Automotive Technician, Renault Technical...
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The Hulme F1 at Salon Preve with Prince Michael of Kent

Latest News

Hulme Supercars finalises the “Hulme F1”

Press Release To ensure the Hulme F1 is built to comply with the various lighting...
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Hulme Supercars Video

Hulme Supercars video The Hulme Supercars video has been released so watch it now. Please...
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