Focus Areas:
Leadership & Team Management
Diversity, Inclusion & Equality
Risk Management & Decision Making

Stephanie Travers

Stephanie Travers is the Senior Development Officer at Mission 44, the charitable foundation set up to build a more inclusive education system, and the Deputy Team Principal for the Extreme E Team X44 (both Mission 44 and X44 were founded by 7x F1 World Champion, Sir Lewis Hamilton MBE).

A former Senior Trackside Fluid Engineer who co-managed the Petronas Trackside Laboratory, which is an integral part of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team infrastructure. Stephanie is a pioneer, being not only the first female engineer within Petronas but she would go on to be chosen to represent the Mercedes team on the Podium at the Styrian Grand Prix in 2020, to collect the winning constructor’s trophy. This was a historic moment as she became the first black female on the podium in Formula One.

Stephanie is very passionate about education and specifically ensuring that future female engineers are exposed to the myriad of career opportunities and is passionate about diversity and inclusion in the racing sphere.