Meet the Team

3D Printing Engineering is a UK company. We are a division of RBR Engineering Solutions Ltd, whose heritage and pedigree is established in the highly demanding and competitive world of Formula One Racing.

Roberto Paduano

Managing Director & Co-Founder

Roberto is responsible for the daily operations and performance of the company from planning to implementation of business strategies.

Roberto’s background is in Mechanical Engineering where he has built up over 15 years engineering experience in Automotive, industrial and Formula One markets in companies such as McLaren Automotive, Mercedes AMG Petronas and Ferrari Formula One Team.

Roberto enrolled in Managerial Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He completed a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Liverpool John Moores University in 2003. He previously spent 5 years studying Mechanical Engineering at the Polytechnic of Turin.

Brett Rust

Technical Director & Co-Founder

Brett provides project management with materials and process engineering expertise to serve a variety of customers in the business.

After graduating from the Arts University Bournemouth where he began his early years as a model maker, Brett pursued his fabrication and engineering interests into motorsport gaining experience in high end engineering with advanced composites

This led to career highlights working on the Koenigsegg CCX supercar, for world champion constructors Mercedes AMG Petronas and Rolls Royce Aerospace in a variety of manufacturing and design engineering roles.

Stuart McHale

Head of Commercial

Stuart supports the general management of the business and provides leadership on commercial matters.

An experienced Managing Director whose responsibilities have included several general management positions in multi-site manufacturing and distribution.

Stuart also provides consultancy services with a focus on strategic business transformation and change projects.

Mark Tatham

Non-Executive Director

Mark supports the engineering, design and technology development activities of the business.

A highly qualified Motorsports Engineer and Technical Manager with extensive experience in Formula One and other high-level racing formulae.

A strong technical background, which is complimented by excellent communication, organisation and management skills, developed in world leading Formula One teams and applied to independent projects.

Recent experience of electric hybrid drive systems, commercially aware and with extensive contacts throughout the industry. Mark has lived and worked both in the UK and mainland Europe.


We outsource our financial reporting, auditing, systems and processes to a team of qualified Chartered Accountants and use the latest online accounting software.

In support of specific projects and other exceptional business needs we engage with suitably qualified financial consultants.

This approach enables us to maintain a low level of overhead maximising the efficiency of the team and complying fully with all legal and regulatory requirements.

Engineering Associates

We retain a supportive group of associate engineers to work alongside our core team. These engineers are all specialists in their respective fields.

This resource has been built up through our combined 100+ years’ experience and is deployed according to the challenging and varied needs of our clients.

Employment Opportunities with 3DPE

We are interested in approaches from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who may wish to consider a career with us. If you would like to make an enquiry then send your CV with current remuneration details and availability to [email protected]

Please refer to the Careers page below in footer menu, for our open job vacancies

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