autoXP has grown its business yet benefits from 25 years of experience. The calibre and significant experience of the management team ensure we are ready for any new opportunity:
In addition to being the Chairman and largest shareholder of autoXP since 2008, Ed plays a very active role in helping the Senior Management Team run the business -- both the day to day operations as well overseeing the strategic direction of the company. He brings his creative problem-solving skills and experience to the benefit of both autoXP and its customers.
Ed holds an MBA in Finance and Management from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Oliver has significant experience in the automotive sector having worked for Renault, Toyota and Avis. Whilst he was completing his postgraduate studies in Business Administration at Nottingham Business School he worked his way through Avis Budget Group becoming Sales Director of Avis in 2012. Before joining autoXP Oliver was Managing Director of Avis in the UAE based in Dubai managing a large fleet of Rental and Leasing vehicles along-side two Chauffeur Drive businesses.
Oliver brings to autoXP a wealth of experience in setting and executing sustainable strategies that deliver significant growth through a customer and colleague focused approach. He has a real flair for strategy, negotiating, planning and commercial delivery.
Director of Account Management
Jeremy has 33 years’ experience within the automotive industry and for the last 22 years Jeremy has headed up autoXP’s Account Management, looking after some of the industry’s leading manufacturer demonstration fleets. Jeremy has extensive experience and a proven track record, most recently working with a leading manufacturer developing a system to manage and control fleet demonstrators held at retail dealers.
Director of Sales
Karen brings over 20 years’ experience in the automotive industry, specialising in dealer rental for over 15 years, managing Ford of Britain’s rental business. In addition, Karen has held senior management roles, most recently as Business Development Manager covering Europe with Sixt Rent a Car and epyx 1link. Karen is well placed to support autoXP’s growth, with her wealth of experience in replacement vehicle programmes, creating and delivering services levels, developing teams, growing all sales channels, business management and marketing.
Steve has gained significant automotive industry experience during his 18 years with Avis Budget Group working in senior fleet and operational roles. As a qualified transport manager and graduate of the Nottingham Business School, his experience supported transformational change across the European and Scandinavian areas of the business.
As autoXP’s Operations Director, Steve brings a proven track record of driving performance results, is commercially focused and passionate about operating efficiency and customer excellence. With a passion for people, he inspires operations to deliver real results and provides change leadership.
Director of IT
Eddie is an experienced IT Director with over 25 years in the IT, Ranging from IT Security, IT deployment, Process and Design, Certified in many Technical areas, as well as Prince 2, Data protection, ISO9001 / 27001, ILM & is a certified GDPR DPO amongst many others.
Working with our customers to provide innovative solutions such as custom, bespoke application builds & cloud adoption to build flexibility and resilience into the business, enabling us to rapidly expand when required to meet the needs of our customers, without being encumbered by traditional system limits.
Director of Technical Services
Carl has worked in the automotive fleet Industry for 16 years, initially qualifying as a Level 3 Technician in 2001. He has held a number of supervisory roles, overseeing large manufacturer teams of Technicians and Master Technicians.
He joined the team at autoXP as Technical Services Manager to develop the technical capability of the workshop. He has also set up a Parts and Warranty facility. Carl now oversees the whole of the Technical Services Department at autoXP including 2 workshops, Smart Repair, the valet function, plus the set up of a parts and warranty facility.
Rebecca started her finance career in 2007, gaining significant experience of system implementations, strategic planning, financial forecasting, supplier management, process improvements, and business partnering.
Rebecca applies this experience at autoXP as Head of Finance, where she supports the business and her colleagues in achieving further success and growth.
Rebecca has a BSc (Hons) degree in Environmental Science from the University of Birmingham, and qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA) in 2010.