The Eagle Team // Eagle E-Types

​Discover Eagle​The Eagle Team



​The Eagle Team

  • Henry Pearman


    Henry founded Eagle E-Types in 1984, inspired by his life-long passion for this iconic Jaguar. 

    You'll deal directly with Henry if you're interested in an E-Type from Eagle.

  • Paul Brace


    Paul developed the Eagle E-Type and subsequent Special Editions and is responsible for all the technical and design work including the Speedster. Paul joined Henry in 1989 and built the first dozen Eagles.

  • Matthew Dewhurst


    Matthew built the first dozen Eagle bodyshells and now oversees staff and production as well as being responsible for all aspects of trimwork. He joined Eagle in 1989. 

  • John McLaren

    Non-Executive Chairman

    John is a novelist, a former diplomat, and a corporate adviser who sits on the board of several companies in the US and Europe. He commissioned and still owns Eagle No.1. 

  • Steve Head

    Steve assembles the Eagle E-Type, the Speedster and the Low Drag GT and coordinates the Eagle assembly programme. He joined Eagle in 2001.

  • Andy Pitwell

    Andy is our highly-skilled fabricator and hand produces our extensive range of bespoke parts and components. He joined Eagle in 2001.

  • Greg White

    Greg has extensive engineering and mechanical experience. He fastidiously assembles Eagle engines including the all- aluminium 4.7. He joined Eagle in 2004.

  • Larry Crane

    Larry has a life-long pedigree in the bodyshop and is responsible for all aspects of E-Type body reconstruction and restoration.He joined Eagle in 2005.

  • RACHEL May

    Rachel is our organisational superstar, dealing with customer liaison, parts, queries and everything that helps things run smoothly.

  • Gregg May

    Gregg has an in-depth classic car background and widespread mechanical knowledge. He joined Eagle in 2005 and primarily assembles the full restorations.


    Tim joined us with extensive Jaguar and Aston Martin experience and specialises in applying enhancements to E-Types in our service department. 


    Tim is a key member of the Eagle service team. He is both an experienced race mechanic and classic car restorer - with Le Mans experience to boot.


    Daniel works in sales and client communications for Eagle. He has a genuine enthusiasm for the Jaguar E-Type and extensive knowledge of classic cars.


    Alex has gained wide experience from working across our mechanical departments - making him a very valuable member of the Eagle service team.


    Jake has worked across the departments at Eagle and developed a wide range of skills and knowledge. He is now settled in the build shop helping assemble Eagle E-Types.


    Darren has over twenty years experience working to the very highest standards of automotive restoration and is now predominantly focused on metalwork and paintwork. Darren co-runs the body and paint department.


    James has ten years experience in prestige automotive paintwork. He co-manages the department and applies his considerable expertise in painting our range of E-Types.



    Rory is a key member of our metal work shop and joined us with over ten years of high end fabrication and restoration experience. He constructs our steel bodied E-Type shells.


    Ryan is a Senior Master Technician Panel Beater with 21 years in the industry, 19 of those with a main dealer. He is a valuable member of the bodyshop team.


    Simon has a lifelong passion for the E-Type and has owned several over the years. He runs our parts department and takes care of site management.


    Chris served his engineering apprenticeship at Crosthwaite and Gardiner before moving into motorsport with Jota and then onto the Mclaren F1 department.



    Jo is our internal accountant and a car enthusiast.  She enjoys the views from her window on handover days, and one day hopes to have her own Eagle.