Lead Vehicle Dynamicist
Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team
Nic began his career in F1 racing in 2005 with Williams Grand Prix Engineering Ltd., working on simulation and optimization of seamless shift gearboxes, hydraulic suspension components, brake balance shaping devices, and intercooler design for the hybrid turbo era. In 2013, he joined Mercedes AMG Petronas where he is now lead engineer for the Vehicle Thermal Performance group that provides car physics modelling and performance development including factory-based race support. He holds two Master’s degrees, one in Simulation & Modelling from the Ecole Polytechnique in France, the other in Automotive Engineering from the RWTH-Aachen in Germany.