QUESTION & ANSWER
When did you join Holden? 1995 as a graduate engineer. When did you move to Michigan? 2005, working in Advanced Vehicle Development. What attracted you to work for GM? Initial plan was a two-year assignment, then came four years in China, now back in the US. It’s a great experience working in different cultures. Do you still feel connected to Holden? Absolutely, Holden and Australia. I talk to someone at Holden almost daily. What first attracted you to Holden? I loved to design and construct things as a boy. As an engineer, there was no better place than designing vehicles at Holden. What do you like most about working in Detroit? We are transforming the future of transportation. It’s new, exciting and will change lives, not just how people drive. And the least? The weather – dealing with a Detroit winter with temps of -20°C. AFL team? The Western Bulldogs. I flew home for the weekend just to catch a live game. Classic car ownership? Black 1962 Corvette. I drive it every chance I get: 327 V8 engine, four-speed manual.