The Core Team
The people behind the scene
Owner Brough Superior Motorcycles SAS
Thierry is well known in the motorcycle world as a unique, supremely talented designer. He started to design and develop his own motorcycles in 1984 and since then hasn’t looked back. He has created many models for well known, international motorcycle companies. He believes Brough Superiors are the best motorcycles ever and is the man in charge at the Brough Superior works.
Albert Castaigne is the Executive Director at Brough Superior Motorcycles and Thierry’s right hand man. He is in charge of running the company on a daily basis including administration, finance, customer service and marketing, but he is also involved in most decision making and deals with many outside contractors and partners, on the technical and sales side. He is a classic bike enthusiast and has an inexhaustible knowledge of the SS100. Albert is the man to answer your questions; he speaks English, French, Spanish and Italian.
Custodian of the brand
Mark Upham is the owner of the Brough Superior name. He bought the marque in 2008. Mark has always been an ardent fan of George Brough and his motorcycles. He has created replicas of some of George Brough’s classics. Custodian of the brand, he works in close collaboration with Thierry and Albert, helping guide the direction the company should take and promoting the Brough Superior name. His office is in Austria and can provide help to German speaking customers.
Assistant to Executive Director
Linda helps Albert with customer liaison, sales and marketing aspects of his work. She comes from near Nottingham, England - Brough Superior country!
Remy designs Brough Superior’s motorcycles, the finished product, taking into account the information provided by other members of the design team. He also designs the company’s marketing materials plus the accessories which you will be able to buy in the shop.
Laurent oversees projects from initial concept through to final product including system and components design and production. He leads and advises those in the design office and workshop, manages schedules and liaises with sub-contractors.
Mechanical Design Engineer
Matthieu is responsible for the conception, measurement and structure of mechanical systems. His remit encompasses all parts of the motorcycle.
Michel is responsible for putting into place and maintaining all industrial processes for creating Brough Superior’s motorcycles. He plans and oversees workshop employees, techniques employed, tooling and equipment, quality control and technical aspects of after- sales service.
Benjamin De Villiers
Quality Control Manager
Benjamin is in charge of checking all parts and processes, ensuring that optimum quality is maintained throughout and we provide the very best for Brough Superior customers.
Workshop Manager, Assembly
Rene leads the team assembling the motorcycles.
Eric is in charge of building certain parts for Brough Superior motorcycles, such as the frames.
Laurent assembles the motorcycles, he brings them to life.
Frederic also assembles the motorcycles, he works alongside Laurent.