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PAUL Gatti, head of commercial fleet, Royal Mail.

  • How many vehicles are you responsible for?
    We have 32,500 vehicles and we replace about 8,500 each year. We evaluate purchases against our lease/buy model and decide accordingly.

  • What is your fleet history?
    I joined Royal Mail Vehicle Services seven years ago as IT director and after four years I moved into my current role.

  • What do you enjoy about your job the most?
    Change. In this industry nothing stands still, especially in the area of legislation. There is always a fresh challenge ahead.

  • Why did you choose a fleet career path?
    By accident really. I worked in Royal Mail IT and saw an opportunity to improve Royal Mail’s fleet systems. I have developed a passion for the industry since then.

  • What is the best advice you have been given?
    Treat people the way you would be like to be treated yourself.

  • What would be your dream job?
    To be the Stig on Top Gear.

  • What is on your iPod?
    Everything from the Clash to Nina Simone.
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