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Bernie Collins

In the high-octane world of Formula 1, Bernie Collins reigns supreme as Aston Martin’s Race Strategy maestro. With a decade of engineering mastery, she ignites Sky Sports F1 broadcasts, infusing races with strategic brilliance. As a speaker, she unravels Formula 1’s enigmatic web, weaving tales of adrenaline-fueled strategy.

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Bernie Collins

About Bernie Collins

Bernie Collins boasts over a decade of Formula 1 expertise, culminating in her role as Head of Race Strategy for the Aston Martin Formula 1 team. Her journey began with a passion for mechanics nurtured in Northern Ireland, leading her to study mechanical engineering at Queen’s University Belfast and participate in the Formula Student programme.

Graduating in 2009, Bernie embarked on McLaren’s Formula 1 graduate trainee program, later transitioning to roles with McLaren GT and United Autosports GT. Her pivotal moment arrived in 2013 when she joined McLaren’s Formula 1 team as a performance engineer, eventually working closely with World Champion Jenson Button.

In 2015, Bernie contributed her expertise to the Force India team, aiding in podium finishes and consistent results, elevating the team’s standing in the Constructors’ Championship.

Appointed Head of Race Strategy for the Aston Martin F1 Team in 2020, Bernie led strategic decisions to maximize championship points, balancing information flow during races and reacting to dynamic events.

In 2023, Bernie expanded her influence by joining the Sky Sports F1 broadcasting team, enriching coverage with her race strategy insights. Additionally, she contributes to Formula 1’s official channels, offering detailed analysis to fans worldwide.

Recognized as a rising star in manufacturing by Forbes’ ’30 under 30′ and listed among The Manufacturer’s Top 100 UK Role Models, Bernie Collins exemplifies excellence in Formula 1 and beyond.

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