About us

About us

Williams Advanced Engineering Limited is a world-leading technology and engineering business, born out of Williams F1 in 2010.

Based on the Williams technical campus in Grove, Oxfordshire, UK we successfully deliver projects for a global customer base. With over 300 employees, we pride ourselves in solving the most difficult applied engineering challenges for clients across a wide range of sectors, combining cutting edge technology and the industry’s best engineers with precision and speed to market.

Our unique knowledge of high performance lightweight batteries has been honed in the highly-competitive and demanding motorsport arena and the company now provides battery systems for the majority of the global electric racing series including  Extreme E and ETCR.

WAE actively supports sustainability with innovative through transformational technologies and capabilities such as advanced simulation, digital and stress modelling, aerodynamic and thermodynamic optimisation, systems / full vehicle testing, integration, and low volume production.

EMK Capital acquired a majority equity stake in WAE in December 2019, unlocking the potential for further growth.

A multi-award-winning business, the company was accorded the RAC Simms Medal in 2015 and Queens Award for Enterprise, in 2018.

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Life Science


What we do

Leadership team