Paul A. Mascarenas

Venture Partner, Fontinalis Partners LLP;
Former Chief Technical Officer, Ford Motor Company

Paul A. Mascarenas

Mr. Mascarenas was the Chief Technical Officer of Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), an automotive manufacturer, from 2011 to 2014. He joined Ford in 1982 and held positions of increasingly significant responsibility. Previous positions included Vice President of Global Engineering from 2007 to 2011; Vice President of Vehicle Programs from 2005 to 2007; and Executive Director of Product Development from 2002 to 2004. Mr. Mascarenas is currently a Venture Partner with Fontinalis Partners LLP, a venture capital firm.

Mr. Mascarenas holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of London, King’s College and is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and a Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International. In addition, he holds an honorary doctorate from Chongqing University, and in 2015, was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services to the automotive industry. Mr. Mascarenas currently serves on the boards of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X), ON Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE: ON), and The Shyft Group (NYSE: SHYF).


Mr. Mascarenas brings to the Board his automotive industry experience including his 32-year career at Ford, where he was responsible for their worldwide research organization, overseeing the development, and implementation of the company’s technology strategy and plans, as well as his knowledge and broad understanding of technology, corporate governance matters, and industrial manufacturing.

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