The Crew Behind Our Tours
Meet The Team
We share your passion
Our team has a passion for cars, driving and travel. That and an appreciation for the finer things in life. From all around the world, and all different backgrounds, we come together to make your bucket-list supercar tours and motorsport or track experiences a reality!
Motoring and business are two of Anthony’s consuming passions. For the past fifteen years he has participated in, created, directed, and owned various motoring and motorsport events, starting with Australia’s celebrated Dutton Rally. Anthony’s desire for exciting motoring experiences the world over was the driving force behind Ultimate Driving Tours, and his mission is to ensure you live your bucket-list motoring experience.
From Europe to Asia and the Americas, Julie has spent years traversing the globe with a passion for travel, adventure and finding new and unique experiences. As co-owner and the first full-time team member at Ultimate Driving Tours, Julie has overseen the growth and development of all aspects of the business, and our expanding team, while creating and curating UDT’s ever-increasing calendar of unforgettable events.
Mario has extensive experience in the automotive space. From marketing, to developing driver safety, establishing driving schools, and creating motoring travel concepts, one can truly say Mario has petrol in his veins. Mario is similarly passionate about business systems and operations, and the perfection of organisational structure. He is the perfect fit as Director of the European arm of Ultimate Driving Tours, and we’re excited to have him on board!
Richard was born with a magnetic pull towards cars, travel and motorsport. For two decades he worked in management within the specialist auto insurance industry. From here Richard turned his attention to Australian motorsport, working within CAMS, before moving on as an Instructor for AMG and Mercedes Benz. Richard has also enjoyed a role as Commercial Manager for a team in the Australian V8 Supercar category, before joining the team at UDT.
Darryl is a Californian native and passionate car enthusiast, starting with his first car – a ’57 Chevy. Over the years his automotive interests have evolved to include exotics such as Porsche, alongside American muscle cars. Darryl has a strong business and sales background, having started a number of business throughout his career, and we look forward to him expanding our reach in the North American market.
Angelo loves numbers, especially when it comes to HP and KW. A management accountant with extensive experience in automotive manufacturing, events and small businesses, he is passionate about combining work with his love of exotic cars, motorsport and travel. A self-confessed “Ferrari Tifosi” he is driven to keeping the UDT’s finances well oiled and to working with the team to expand the business and its offerings.
Grace was born to organise. Her skills have been forged in a career working alongside CEOs and Senior Partners in the Legal and Fashion sector. She also boasts an extensive career in Consumer Services, all of which has given her exceptional attention to detail skills. Grace approaches every task with infectious enthusiasm, and maintains a client focus at all times, attributes which make her a valued member of the team!
Driving is in Dean’s blood. As the son of two-time Australian Rally Champion, Rob Herridge, Dean continues to uphold the family legacy on the local and international rally scene. Throughout his career, Dean has also driven for the likes of Subaru Australia, Japan and China, as well as in Australia’s Targa series and the Bathurst 12 Hour. With this pedigree, Dean is as adept on the tarmac as off, and is a valued member of the UDT team.
Huifang has a passion for visual communication and creative design. With extensive experience in creating diverse and striking digital and print content for the travel, tourism andviticulture industries, Hui seeks to convey ideas that inspire, inform and captivate her audience. Hui’s mission now is to apply her skills and experience to UDT’s unique and luxurious motoring experiences, to engage, excite and dazzle our guests.
With her longstanding passion for cinematography and directing, and a growing appreciation for beautiful cars, our newest team member, Rianna, brings a refreshing perspective to the team. Riana excels in capturing spectacular footage of the special moments on tour, and has a flair for bringing these moments together to tell a thrilling on-screen story. We can’t wait to see what she produces next!
New to the team this year, Tom has a natural talent and enthusiasm for cars, people, food and travel. Tom’s passion and creativity stems from wanting to capture and share with others the things that he observes during an experience; things that are often difficult to articulate with words. His own unique style melds music and film seamlessly to create a visual and auditory feast. We are love his work and look forward to sharing it with you!
Dennis has a long-term passion for photography, and for capturing cars, travel and adventure in pictures. His eye for getting the right shot on the run is a great asset, and he has established himself as a go to photographer for prestige car manufacturers, tuners and racing teams. With work featured in commercials and magazines, he seeks to go above and beyond to get the shot and to ensure his personal and unique approach to photography is reflected in his work.