Director of BMW Motorsport
Jens Marquardt became BMW Group Motorsport Director in 2011. He was born on 20 May 1967. After a degree in aerospace technology, he turned to a career in engine development. From 1996 to 2000 he worked for Ilmor Engineering on the development of Formula One and CART engines. He joined Toyota Motorsport in 2000, initially working in the Formula One engine department, and then from 2008 as F1 Operations and Team Manager. His most recent post before joining BMW Motorsport was as General Manager Business Development, Operations & Production.