Patrick Head

British Formula One team owner

Patrick Head (born June 5, 1945 in Farnborough, England), is co-founder and Engineering Director of the Williams Formula One team.

For 25 years from 1977 Head was technical director at Williams Grand Prix Engineering, and responsible for many innovations within Formula One. Head oversaw the design and construction of Williams cars until May 2004 when his role was handed over to Sam Michael. Frequently blunt and outspoken, Head has a formidable reputation for speaking his mind to both employees and the press, making him a highly popular figure in the sport.