One of the world's most renowned and influential car designers today, Frank Stephenson began his career in 1986 with Ford Motor Company, where he contributed to the design of the Ford Escort RS Cosworth. He then joined BMW Group in Munich, where he designed the award-winning New MINI. His next move was to Ferrari and Maserati in Maranello, Italy as their first ever Design Director. There, he designed the Ferrari F430, the Ferrari FXX Super Enzo, the Maserati MC12 Stradale, the Maserati MC12 Competizione and the Maserati GranSport. He was then placed as Design Director for Fiat, Lancia, Alfa Romeo and Light Commercial Vehicles in Torino in 2006, where he led the designs of the Fiat 500, the Fiat Bravo and the Alfa Romeo MiTo. Frank joined McLaren Automotive as their Design Director in 2008, where he developed the design language and led the designs of the McLaren range up to 2017.