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#104 – The road from Le Mans to electric off road Extreme E Racing

Author: Inside Silverstone Podcast
Published On: 18 September 2023

In episode 104 your host, Fiona Pawley, interviews Leena Gade, Vehicle Dynamics Centre Manager & Race Engineer from Multimatic.

Listen as Leena walks us through her impressive engineering career; from Jaguar Land Rover; to Audi Sport; to present-day Multimatic, which has also led to race engineering the NEOM McLaren Extreme E Team; plus her recent appointment as Trustee of the Silverstone Museum.

Leena and Fiona also talk about inspiring the next generation of engineers in order to help solve the climate and sustainability challenges of the future. What her role really entails as well as the culture of working in a diverse motorsport and engineering company.

Finally she shares that she was quick off the line in her first car Francois, a Renault 5 GT, sadly not the turbo, her mum wouldn’t allow it.

Leena Gade – Vehicle Dynamics Centre Manager & Race Engineer, Multimatic

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