Our Story

Cox Powertrain was founded in 2007 by Formula 1 motor racing designer David Cox to turn his concept of the Opposed Piston engine into reality

Based on the south coast of England, our pioneering engineers are among the finest in the country. All share a burning desire to deliver innovation with the potential to transform the marine market just as the first outboard engines did over a century ago.

As a privately owned British company, our shareholder base consists mainly of HNWIs.

Our People

Charles Good

Actively involved in the business since its inception. Charles has a track record of successfully backing fledgling businesses through to investment grade status. He is also Chairman of Capital for Business Limited and Upham Group PLC.

Barry Elliott
Non-Executive Director

Sits on the boards of various companies as a NED with specific focus on representing shareholder interests and aligning shareholder goals with operational objectives. Strong in areas of compliance, corporate governance and strategic direction.

Tim Routsis

Ex CEO of Cosworth, he successfully took them from a cost centre to a profitable international firm. Experience in engine development in global automotive, aerospace and marine markets.

Mark Palethorpe

Mark is ex Deloitte, was FD of QinetiQ’s largest division and recently CFO of the Cosworth Group. First hand experience of taking significant businesses to financial markets.

Petra Argent
Company Secretary

Petra has over 15 years experience of company secretarial, administration and investor relations.