Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts

Design Operations Manager - McLaren Automotive


Mark is a McLaren veteran having joined the company in 1990 as one of the founding members of the original McLaren F1 Design Team. His greatest achievements at that time include the design of the technical jewellery on the McLaren F1 together with the iconic Owners Manual and Sales Brochure. Mark was also leading the creative direction of the official McLaren F1 launch at the Monaco Sporting Club in 1992.

Following the inception of McLaren Automotive in 2010, Mark has been an integral part of the team credited for the design of all modern McLaren sportscars including the critically-acclaimed McLaren 570S and 570GT. In his current role of Design Operations Manager, Mark is responsible for key Design Studio deliverables across all vehicle programmes. This includes overseeing budgets, timeframes and headcount as well as managing the creation of clay models of future vehicles and special customer projects.

Prior to joining McLaren, Mark was a Graphic Designer / Technical Illustrator at Lotus Engineering where he developed brand identity for Lotus Cars and worked on various General Motors projects.