Ken Kawauchi has spent over a decade in the Grand Prix racing paddock, building and expanding his knowledge at the highest level of competition. Kawauchi oversaw Suzuki’s return to MotoGP from 2015 until the end of the 2022 season as Technical Manager, helping lead them to seven wins and the 2020 World Championship with Joan Mir. From 2023, he has joined Honda HRC as the Technical Manager of the MotoGP project – working with both the Repsol Honda Team and the LCR Honda Team.