MGI Consultancy

Professional and Dynamic Engineering Consultancy offering high level services tailored to your requirements



Motorsport & Automotive

MGI operate and run motorsport projects up to Formula One level. One of our success stories was receiving the contract to provide the first complete Formula One car for the Caterham F1 Team on entry to the series within five months!
Not only did MGI have half the time of the other two new teams entering Formula 1 to deliver a car but they emerged successful as the leading new car team in 2010 and 2011 lead by Mike Gascoyne.
MGI has supported Caterham’s first Le Mans entry with the programme run by Mike.

With Mike Gascoyne’s extensive experience of running teams from karting up to Formula One, we can help you to achieve the unimaginable.

Another string to MGI’s bow is driver management. Years of experience and lots of contacts, makes a successful driver / manager partnership and this is what MGI can offer you.

Contact us now to discuss how we can work together.


Composite Engineering

Composite Engineering has been at the forefront of the core business of MGI Consultancy and Mike Gascoyne especially in their role in top flight Motorsport over the past 25 years.
Over the last 3 years MGI has been responsible for introducing leading edge composite solutions from a Formula 1 background into mainstream automotive, aerospace and marine engineering.



If you have ever dreamt of sailing a bespoke offshore racing yacht visit

MGI offers a wide range of maritime services from complete boat management to the construction of boats and race team management.

The MGI owned Class 40 “Caterham Challenge” is based near Southampton (UK) and fully fitted for shorthanded off-shore yacht racing.

Brian Thompson in his role as Sailing Director is overseeing the boat preparation, race calendar and performance related training with the relevant skippers.

MGI’s long-term target is to run a fleet of racing boats of various sizes in different global racing formats for clients.

With Brian as vastly experienced offshore racer and Mike, having successfully set up and run Formula 1 teams for the past 25 years, the priority is on exceptional performance and reliability.

We’ll be using our extensive experience in F1, R&D, engineering, competitive sailing and sports marketing and apply it rigorously to all yachting projects.

MGI has access to skippers, yachts and race organisers.

Contact us now to discuss your maritime requirements.

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Speaking Engagements


Mike Gascoyne is a sought after speaker for evening and after dinner speeches, conferences and client entertainment. He has worked with international sports teams and global sponsors from different cultural backgrounds and is appearing regularly on TV, radio and other media outlets.
Client testimonials are available.
To book Mike for after dinner / keynote speaking please contact his agents, NMP Live Limited +44 (0)1372 361 004


Team Building

Formula 1 is a top level sport that relies on team building and shared success. Mike Gascoyne is able to share his experiences of building winning teams in a competitive environment and communicating how to apply those skill to different industries and cultural environments.


Management Training

Having worked in competitive environments from small sports teams to global corporations Mike Gascoyne can help to advise your management team on the lessons from operating in a competitive fast changing environment and adapt management and operation styles accordingly.

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About Us


Mike Gascoyne, Founder

MGI’s founder, Mike Gascoyne, is one of the most renowned technicians in Formula One and has carved out an illustrious career at the pinnacle of international Motorsport for over two decades. Having studied for a Ph.D. in fluid dynamics at Cambridge University throughout the 1980s, Mike’s passion for Motorsport took him into the world of Formula One for the first time in 1989 when he joined the McLaren team. Since 1989 Mike has continued working at varying teams such as Sauber, Tyrrell, Jordan, Renault, Toyota, Force India and the Caterham Group. Mike has extensive experience in Motorsport and sports car engineering as well as international top level management.

His other passion is offshore sailing and Mike aims to bring F1 standards of technology and logistics to off-shore racing, to encourage green, sustainable and reusable energy technologies in the marine, automotive and aerospace sectors and to utilise his extensive experience in R&D, engineering, competitive sailing and sports marketing.

Mike founded MGI in 2003 which he has actively and successfully run in unison with his other high level jobs.


Silvi Schaumloeffel, Team Support & Operations

Originally from Germany Silvia started working with Toyota Motorsport after finishing her Degree in Sports Management. Involved in the Marketing side of the Toyota F1 Team she work with high profile accounts advising and supporting the marketing and communication activation of their sponsorship with the team. From 2009 onwards she set up the Marketing and Communications team of the now called Caterham F1 Team in her role as Head of Marketing and Communications from scratch before joining the team at MGI. Silvia speaks several languages and is happy to help you engaging with Mike and the team.


Our Specialists

We have access to highly skilled specialists on a freelance basis which we can bring to your project depending on your requirements and briefing. Our skill sets include automotive, motorsport, aviation and yachting.

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MGI Consultancy

old school, kelmscott, lechlade, gloucestershire gl7 3hg, GB

+44 1367 252227