Meet the BVRLA Team

The BVRLA has a growing team of 30+ individuals, each contributing to the effective delivery of the association's services and activities. A selection of key contacts is below.

The team has a great understanding of challenges in our industry, with a comprehensive set of experts.

- 2022 Member Survey

Chief Executive's Office

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Gerry Keaney

Chief Executive

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Kate McLaren

PA/Secretary to the Chief Executive



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Bharti Ladwa

Management Accountant

Contact Bharti and the team at [email protected]


Legal, Membership & Conciliation

Responsible for governance, compliance, membership and data management.

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Shashi Maharaj

Legal & Membership Director

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Greg Theaker

Membership Manager

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Harry Madan

Head of Compliance and Governance

Contact Shashi and the team at [email protected][email protected] or [email protected]

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Sallie Catchpole

Conciliation Service Manager

Contact Sallie and the conciliation team at [email protected] for matters relating to the government-approved Dispute Resolution Service.


Information Technology

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Michael Skinner

Head of IT


Corporate Affairs, Fleet Services and Partnerships

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

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Toby Poston

Director of Corporate Affairs

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Thomas McLennan

Head of Policy & Public Affairs

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Adam Forshaw

Head of Communications, BVRLA

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Fran Bund

Events Manager

Contact Toby and the team at [email protected][email protected] or [email protected]

For equiries relating to operational support services including the BVRLA Fair Wear and Tear Guides, Vehicle on hire certificates (VE103), the Vehicle Mileage Database and the RISC Database, contact [email protected]


Member Engagement 

Responsible for connecting with members and ensuring services meet their needs.

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Amanda Brandon

Director of Member Engagement

Contact Amanda and the team at [email protected]


Learning & Development

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

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Mark Pow

Head of Learning & Development

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Tess Warn

Learning & Development Coordinator

Contact Mark and the team at [email protected]

Human Resources

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Michelle Tugwell

Chief People Officer