Our growing business is led by an exceptional and experienced senior management team with a strong mix of finance, banking, commercial vehicle, bus and coach and fleet management expertise and we pride ourselves on the quality and professionalism of our team.

We attract individuals and staff who match our core values of passion for success, pride in our efforts and promises delivered. Our approach is entirely focused on earning your trust and retaining your business by meeting your specific needs.

Our leadership team and customer-facing staff are listed below. We are proud to say they are supported by an exceptional team of group support staff (not listed).

Our Group Leadership Team

Willie Paterson
Chief Executive


Douglas McArthur
Chief Finance Officer


David Potter
Managing Director, Contract Hire and Leasing

James Jenkins
Sales Director, Truck and Trailer Sales

Michael Bycroft

Michael Bycroft
Managing Director, Bus & Coach and Asset Funding

Darren Fitzpatrick

Darren Fitzpatrick
Sales Director, Bus and Coach


Adrian Lannon
Group Operations Director


Grant Law
Group Marketing Director

David Crawford
Group Finance Director

Richard Philpotts

Richard Philpotts
Group Fleet Director

Donald Wilson

Donald Wilson
Group Risk Director

Our Sales, Service and Relationship Managers

Contract Hire and Leasing

Paul Wright
Sales Director

Steve Martin
Senior BDM, South

Dougie Bennett
Senior BDM, Scotland

Andy Croft
Sales Manager, Traffic Management

Lee Tearle
BDM, South

Ray Paterson
BDM, Traffic Management

Gavin Baines
Procurement Manager

Stuart Sadler
BDM, Midlands

Richard Worthington
BDM, North West

David Hammond
General Manager, Hanbury Riverside

Michael Denham
Rental Manager

Kerry Anne Grogan
Rental Manager

Truck and Trailer Sales

James Jenkins
Sales Director

Lee Smith
Sales Director, Hanbury Riverside

Adrian Beese
Sales Manager

Adam Holbutt
Sales Executive

Tristan Perry
Sales Executive

Jim Farrell
Sales Manager

John Scott
Area Sales Manager

Phil Holmes

Phil Holmes
Procurement and Disposals Manager

Bus and Coach

Michael Bycroft

Michael Bycroft
Managing Director

Darren Fitzpatrick

Darren Fitzpatrick
Sales Director

Tim Thornton

Tim Thornton
Key Accounts Director

Philip Gwyther
Key Accounts Manager

General Asset Funding

Tamsin Hodges
Sales Manager, Asset Finance


Sarah Reid
Sales Executive, Asset Finance

Fleet Management

Richard Philpotts

Richard Philpotts
Group Fleet Director

Mark Lloyd
Fleet Operations Manager

Chris Bate
Fleet Maintenance Centre Manager