Strategic engineering consultancy specialising in powered two wheelers and small engines

Strategic engineering

About Brian Mason Technology

strategic engineering consultancy

BMT is a strategic engineering consultancy specialising in powered two wheelers and small engines, established in 2002 by Dr Brian Mason.

BMT's activities extend across a range of sectors including motorcycles, scooters, unmanned vehicles, hybrids, electric and forest & garden products.

BMT's clients include vehicle/product manufacturers, component suppliers, engineering services providers and technology companies.

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Brian Mason

Brian started his career at British Aerospace in 1978, then as a sponsored student, graduated with a degree in Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering from UMIST in 1982. In 1983, Brian moved into the automotive sector and completed an MSc at Cranfield in Automotive Product Engineering. After Cranfield, Brian took a position as an NVH engineer at MIRA, followed by a research post at Nottingham University on an EU funded program lead by Ford and a PhD on the thermal analysis a fibre reinforced plastic engine.

In 1990, Brian joined Ricardo in Shoreham as a heavy-duty diesel engine designer; then from 1992 to 1999, Brian was involved in developing the motorcycle activity at Ricardo. During this period Brian lead several new engine and vehicle programs as well as exhaust emission consortium projects for global two wheeler manufacturers and suppliers. Brian’s final position at Ricardo was as Ricardo Group Business Development Manager for Asia Pacific.

While setting up BMT, Brian completed an MBA at Imperial College specialising in innovation and entrepreneurship. With BMT, Brian has continued to work in the area of motorcycles and small engines both in a technical capacity and as a management consultant. In addition to BMT, Brian has been involved in several start ups including a Lambretta relaunch and continues to have an involvement in RCV Engines. Brian is a lifelong motorcycle enthusiast with a passion for bevel drive Ducati twins.


Management Consulting

Future Technology trends and road maps

Innovation, IP strategy and route to market

Outsourcing and commercial partnerships

Assessments of technical AND commercial viability

Brand management including trademarks

Business development and marketing strategy


Technical Consulting

New Engine Concepts with support to production

Performance, noise and economy simulation

Exhaust Emission control strategies

Noise investigations and sound quality

Trouble shooting and technical support

Training and mentoring customer teams

What Our Clients Say?

BMT | Testimonial | Bajaj Auto Limited

Exploring future two wheeler opportunities

We have worked with Brian for several years to sound out and investigate certain commercial options for Bajaj. Not only is Brian discrete, but he has global motorcycle industry experience, brand awareness, and works well with the Bajaj management team. He gives us the facts, the options and then tells us what he thinks, this brings incredible value to our decisions.

Rajiv Bajaj Managing Director, Bajaj Auto Limited
BMT | Testimonial | Intelligent Energy Logo

Opportunities in the two wheeler industry for Fuel Cells

Working with Brian provided a seamless addition to our business development team and a fresh perspective on the two wheeler industry. Through this activity we have been able to understand not just where the opportunities are but to confirm application limitations in the two wheeler sector – an invaluable second opinion.

James Batchelor Managing Director Motive, Intelligent Energy
BMT | Testimonial | RCV Engines Ltd

Technical direction and business development support for rotary valve technology commercialisation

BMT has been a cornerstone of our business since partnering with Brian in 2002. Brian has provided a combination of technical and commercial support that has been absolutely critical to our success. He has been very innovative in finding technical and business solutions, and has given us entrée to the engine industry and engine users through being well connected and highly respected as an expert in engine development.

Sid Gould Chairman, RCV Engines Ltd
BMT | Testimonial | Stanley Black & Decker Logo

Improving the sound quality of a handheld electric leaf blower

I found working with BMT to be a very fast and cost efficient method, and the level of expertise they bought to bear on the project was exceptional. I was particularly impressed with how hands on they were in the testing process.

Andrew Walker Principal Innovation Engineer, Stanley Black & Decker
BMT | Testimonial | Quadro Technologie Srl Logo

Selection of a manufacturing partner in Asia for a unique engine concept

At short notice BMT set up meetings with the right people, we then knew what could be possible with each supplier for our engine sourcing strategy.

Riccardo Marabase CEO, Quadro Technologie Srl

Get in Touch with us

Office Tel:+44 (0)1903 813573


Brian Tel:+44 (0)7887 642018