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    In the Driving Seat: Neill Briggs, Technical Director, and Ian Briggs, Design Director, Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) Ltd

    This month our ‘In the Driving Seat’ article features, for the first time, not one, but two people – brothers Ian and Neill Briggs, Directors of BAC, who have recently relocated their company that produces the amazing BAC Mono single-seater supercar to Liverpool

    Name
    Neill Briggs (on right in photo)

    Company
    Briggs Automotive Company

    Position
    Technical Director

    Apart from that
    Niche Vehicle Network member
    SMMT member

    Association with NAA
    3 years
    Business Excellence Programme member
    2012 Innovation Company of the Year

    Personal
    Married to Jane (Senior Head of Buying at Shop Direct in Speke), expecting our first child end of March
    Motorsport, snow boarding & family

    Favourite football team
    BAC supports Everton and Liverpool Football Club.
    I support Widnes Vikings (Rugby League)

    Musical performer
    China Crisis (based in Kirby, Liverpool)

    Movie
    The Great Escape

    Books
    Jeremy Clarkson: “I know you got Soul”

    Best motoring moment
    BAC Mono second fastest ever lap around the Top Gear test track, 1 min 14.3s, in series 20 episode 20, summer 2013

    Best business advice you’ve ever received?
    “Be the first or be the best”

    Name
    Ian Briggs (on left in photo)

    Company
    Briggs Automotive Company

    Position
    Design Director

    Personal
    I like anything to do with cars, motorsport, aircraft and design. I also enjoy skiing and mountain biking and radio controlled aircraft.

    Favourite football team
    Not really a football guy but if I had to pick it would be Liverpool as it’s our new location.

    Musical performer
    New Order

    Movie
    Aliens

    Books
    Chickenhawk

    Best motoring moment
    First drive of Mono

    Best business advice you’ve ever received?
    If you’ve not done it by the time you’re 40, you won’t do it!

    European Social Fund
    Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham