Meet the BVRLA Team

Chief Executive's Office

Gerry Keaney

Chief Executive, BVRLA

Gerry joined the BVRLA in May 2013.

Kate McLaren

PA/Secretary to the Chief Executive, BVRLA

Kate joined the BVRLA in November 1998.

 

Finance 

finance@bvrla.co.uk

Bharti Ladwa

Management Accountant, BVRLA

Bharti joined the BVRLA in December 2002.

Wilma Bowles

Sales Ledger Administrator, BVRLA

Wilma joined the BVRLA in August 2019.

 

Legal & Membership

Responsible for governance, compliance, membership and data management.

Shashi Maharaj

Legal & Membership Director, BVRLA

Shashi joined the BVRLA in May 2020.

Adam Holt

Senior Compliance Officer, BVRLA

Adam joined the BVRLA in October 2016.

Hayleigh Morris

Compliance & Governance Officer, BVRLA

Hayleigh joined the BVRLA in April 2018.

Amanpreet Kalu

Compliance & Governance Specialist, BVRLA

Amanpreet joined the BVRLA in August 2018.

Greg Theaker

Membership Manager, BVRLA

Greg joined the BVRLA in December 2014.

Joshua Saunders

Membership Support Officer, BVRLA

Joshua joined the BVRLA in May 2019.

Rob Burford

CRM Data Manager, BVRLA

Rob joined the BVRLA in August 2011.

 

Corporate Affairs

Responsible for policy, communications, government relations, public affairs, research and events.

Toby Poston

Director of Corporate Affairs, BVRLA

Toby joined the BVRLA in March 2008.

Andrea Davies

Communications Manager, BVRLA

Andrea joined the BVRLA in May 2017.

Helen Lawrence

Senior Communications Officer, BVRLA

Helen joined the BVRLA in December 2018.

Maya Thomson

Senior Digital Officer, BVRLA

Maya joined the BVRLA in December 2019.

Phil Garthside

Research and Insight Manager, BVRLA

Phil joined the BVRLA in September 2016.

Fran Hampson

Events Manager, BVRLA

Fran joined the BVRLA in May 2010.

Rachael Hewish

Public Affairs Manager, BVRLA

Rachael joined the BVRLA in April 2018.

Catherine Bowen

Senior Policy Advisor, BVRLA

Catherine joined the BVRLA in February 2019.

Thomas McLennan

Senior Policy Advisor, BVRLA

Thomas joined the BVRLA in January 2020.

 

Fleet Services 

Responsible for the government-approved Dispute Resolution Service and operational support services including the BVRLA Fair Wear and Tear Guides, Vehicle on hire certificates (VE103), the Vehicle Mileage Database and the RISC Database.

Amanda Brandon

Director of Fleet Services, BVRLA

Amanda joined the BVRLA in July 2002.

Sallie Catchpole

Conciliation Service Manager, BVRLA

Sallie joined the BVRLA in March 2011.

Sarah Philp

Conciliation Service Officer, BVRLA

Sarah joined the BVRLA in November 2014.

Stephen Dix

Conciliation Service Officer, BVRLA

Stephen joined the BVRLA in March 2014.

Laura Pite

Conciliation Service Officer, BVRLA

Laura joined the BVRLA in January 2018.

Laura Birdsey

Fleet Services Executive, BVRLA

Laura joined the BVRLA in September 2016.

 

Learning & Development and HR

Responsible for HR and the provision of BVRLA training courses, accreditations and the BVRLA e-Learning Platform.

Nora Leggett

Director of Human Resources, BVRLA

Nora joined the BVRLA in July 1997.

Mark Pow

Head of Learning & Development, BVRLA

Mark joined the BVRLA in January 2020.

Tessa Warn

Learning & Development Co-ordinator, BVRLA

Tessa joined the BVRLA in September 2018.