Malcolm Crease (44) – CEO
Has previously held high-level commercial roles at MTV Europe, The FA Premier League, UEFA, FIFA and Formula 1. Since 2000 he has pursued entrepreneurial aspirations and launched several successful media related businesses.
Malcolm has held a passion for powerboats since his participation in the Sunseeker XS Racing Team with Peter in 2002/03 and their subsequent development of the XSR-48 Superboat. Malcolm also developed the Offshore Quest powerboat based corporate entertainment platform in partnership with the Red Bull Air Race before the establishment of Vector in 2012.
Peter Dredge (51) – Technical Director
A technical designer and competitive powerboat racer for over 30 years, Peter has unparalleled powerboat design, development and retail experience in the performance marine sector. He also held the post of Director of Powerboat Racing and Recreational Motor-boating at the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) for 14 years and was responsible for developing many of the safety standards and guidelines used today in all aspects of recreational and professional powerboat racing. Peter has won two World and three European Championships and has broken 21 World Speed and Endurance Records, 15 of which still stand today. Peter has raced competitively in every offshore class and is currently a technical consultant to many private owners, federations and organising committees including the UIM, the RYA, QMSF, HE Sheikh Hassan and his Spirit of Qatar Class 1 Offshore Racing Team and The Venture Cup in 2013/14.
Vishaal Singhal (47) – Financial Director
A qualified finance professional, Fellow Member Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), with in excess of 20 years international experience covering Europe, Middle-east and Asia in senior finance roles with listed as well as early stage media/start-up businesses. More recently he has been involved in managing an investment fund with assets under management of c.USD2.0 billion for UHNWI (Ultra High Net-Worth Individuals). He is a senior finance professional with extensive experience of not only managing the finance function but also Mergers & Acquisitions, structuring deals, business combinations, securing financing, sourcing business opportunities and leading them to conclusion and the establishment of tax efficient structures to minimise tax liabilities for corporations and individuals. The various businesses he has been involved with have included consumer products, media (digital & traditional), commodities trading, aviation (helped establish a private airline in India), and investments in public and private equity as well as funds.