BUSINESS DIRECTOR / CO-FOUNDER
Tom has been involved in the motorsport industry for over 20 years, through driving, instructing, mentoring and marketing. Having started in karting, he made his maiden single-seater start at the age of 21. At 23, he made the switch to GT racing and started Tom Oliphant Racing.
Turning his hobby into a business, Tom made himself a strong brand within the British and European GT racing scene, bringing top level companies into the sport as partners. He has continued to progress in the sport both on and off track, and currently competes in the BTCC.
DESIGN DIRECTOR / CO-FOUNDER
Chris has been working with brands for six years in organisations, agencies and as a freelance designer. Since working with Tom on his successful brand image and sponsorship bids, he leads on strategy, content and design of materials for racing clients in order to communicate an effective sponsorship proposition to businesses.
Chris works with the teams and drivers to produce the most effective sponsorship programmes possible across a variety of channels, as well as helping brands to activate their sponsorship programmes and use the motorsport platform to return on marketing investment.
PRESS & PUBLIC RELATIONS
Simon is Next Level's main media man. After graduating from Nottingham Trent University with first class honours in Broadcast Journalism, Simon followed his childhood passion and entered the world of motorsport.
Simon has over five years experience of working with leading clients in championships across the UK and Europe, helping teams and drivers manage their press and public relations, and social media profiles.
CONTENT MARKETING SPECIALIST
Zakir has been involved in motorsport his whole life, karting from the age of 10 in Dubai to graduating from UCLAN with first class honours in Motorsport Management & Logistics. Zakir has worked for motorsport teams both in the UK and abroad, in various roles from mechanic to journalist and photographer.
Now Zakir helps race teams and drivers to manage their social media profiles. Motorsport is Zakir's number one passion and he is always keeping a close eye on all forms of racing around the world.