Describe your fleet?
I have 140 vans, seven HGVs and eight pool cars. They are funded through a mix of outright purchase, sale and leaseback and contract hire.
What is your fleet history?
I worked for Devon County Council in the fleet department and was at South West Water for seven years before coming here 18 months ago.
Are there many differences to running a public sector fleet compared with a private one?
The political aspect which can make the implementation of some decisions challenging.
What was your first job after school?
I worked in countryside management on an estate in France. Other jobs have included selling cars and working in a vodka cocktail bar in Hong Kong.
What do you enjoy about the job?
Most things. I’ve always got a buzz from working in transport so I consider myself fortunate to do something I really enjoy.
Where is your favourite holiday destination?
France. I lived there for two years and enjoy the pace of life as well as the food.