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Helmut Riedl

Director of Engineering, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Helmut Riedl joined BMW as an automotive engineering graduate in 1980 working in the advanced development area for chassis. He has since worked extensively with chassis technology in a number of positions, which led to his appointment as Director, Chassis for the BMW Group where he was responsible for the chassis development for BMW, MINI and of the Rolls-Royce Phantom. He became Director of Engineering at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in February 2004 and, with his team, has been responsible for the technological development of Phantom Extended Wheelbase, Phantom Drophead Coupé, Phantom Coupé, Ghost, Ghost Extended Wheelbase and a host of the most impressive bespoke cars produced at Goodwood.