James Setter

James Setter

Head of Automotive Engineering Business Unit - Xtrac Ltd


As the Head of the Automotive and Engineering Business Unit at Xtrac, James Setter is responsible for leading all projects outside of the Motorsport sector. With a specific focus on “Race to Road”, the Automotive and Engineering Business has successfully transferred Xtrac’s advanced transmission technologies developed in motorsport, to electric vehicles and the supercar sector.

With financial and engineering experience gained at Lotus Cars and Ernst & Young, chartered accountant James joined the Automotive and Engineering Business unit at Xtrac in 2012. He subsequently progressed through the management levels to lead this growing business unit as part of the Xtrac Senior Management Team.