With more than 25 years’ experience within the automotive industry, Ian has a vast pool of knowledge to draw upon with specialist insight into the manufacturer, dealer, leasing, aftermarket, and fleet services sectors.
I am passionate about key trends and processes associated with the Fleet industry. I currently work across our key clients/analysing data and support the production of our syndicated reports. Although new to the automotive industry, my enthusiasm is driven by my affection for the Aston Martin DB9 – my long term pin-up model. I regularly dive into data looking for key trends and understanding the ever-changing scope of the Fleet industry, drawing upon primary/secondary data sets.
Simon heads up Sewells' extensive insight operations and strategy development initiatives. With more than two decades' research experience gained in multiple markets amongst difficult to reach segments across the globe. Simon splits his time with work, his lovely children, coffee drinking, running and football. Half thought of the day: There are two types of people. 1, there are those that can extrapolate from incomplete data.
Hilary takes the lead in managing the majority of Sewells' detailed research projects, ensuring surveys, qualitative interviews and desk research all combine seamlessly to create the most incisive market analysis in the automotive sector. Hilary also looks after our databases and datasets.
I have 15 years' experience in the industry with market-leading global brands within media and travel and specialise in Voice of the Customer (VoC) research; mystery shopping; customer segmentation and profiling; brand evaluation and positioning (gap analysis) brand health tracking; advertising awareness and effectiveness. Outside of work you can usually find me outside: camping, meandering, cycling (just for fun - strictly no lycra), snowboarding, messing about on a boat, and invariably at some point getting tucked into a well-earned picnic. After deciding to have a family my husband and I are now trying to figure out how to do all of this with a small child and a toddler......
A former news editor of agenda-setting industry journal Fleet News and editor of website Fleet News Net, Mark has more than 10 years' experience in the automotive and related sectors and a total of 25 years’ publishing experience across a variety of markets. He has a special interest in alternative fuels, telematics and integrated transport systems.
A former editor of influential industry journal Fleet News and launch editor of Fleet News Europe, Jonathan has more than 15 years’ experience in the fleet market and wider experience across associated sectors. He has a special interest in innovative finance and leasing products and integrated corporate mobility.