Luisa Grappone has joined the HUNT team as an in-house engineer.
Grappone will work along side the existing engineering team, which includes John Marchment, Chartered Mechanical Engineer, and Peter Marchment, Cambridge University graduate and materials scientist.
With an MSc in Aerospace Enigneering Luisa has a wealth of experience in the bicycle industry and materials engineering. Working previously for 3T components then moving to Campagnolo/Fulcrum as a senior R&D engineer, Grappone has extensive knowledge of composite technology and wheel design. She also worked as a stress analyst for the 787 Boeing program. Grappone’s career has included working with Movistar, Garmin Cervelo Test Team, Top Sport Vlaanderen and the BMC team as a liaison engineer for aerodynamic testing in the wind tunnel.
A representative from the brand said: “Luisa’s extensive knowledge will be put to the test pushing wheel development even further helping you go further faster and have more fun doing it. We already have several exciting projects planned, so please watch this space.”