Paul has the challenge of managing the operation of Royal Mail’s 46,000 iconic red vans. 2018 saw Royal Mail starting to operate its fleet of electric vehicles.
53 Rebecca Kite Environment Policy Manager, FTA As well as vocalising the issues faced by the haulage industry, Rebecca manages the LERS scheme, which last year saw members reduce their average GHG emissions by four per cent.
52 NEW Sytse Zuidema CEO, New Motion
46 Sam Clarke & Matthew Linnecar Founders, Gnewt Cargo Operating electric inner city deliveries way before any other delivery firm, Gnewt Cargo’s fully electric fleet has lead Sam and Matthew to win multiple awards since launching in 2009.
45 Nicholas Brownrigg CEO, Alphabet Nicholas continues to take Alphabet forward as one of the UK’s leading providers of ultra-low emission and electric vehicles. Alphabet’s recent innovations include the new Electrification Potential Analysis (EPA) fleet consultancy tool and the introduction of e-Corporate CarSharing with AlphaCity.
Sytse oversees the direction of New Motion, which was acquired by Shell in 2017, as it continues to be one of the main players in the EV charging market.
44 Gary Savage UK Managing Director, Mercedes/Smart
51 Edmund King President, The AA
Gary has been named as one of the UK’s Outstanding Automotive Leaders at the Autocar Awards for the second year running, due to his excellent leadership and in recognition of the company’s record sales.
As well as presiding over the AA, Edmund holds many high profile positions in the industry and is a regular commentator for transport and environment issues. Edmund has also received an OBE for services to road safety.
43 Chris Chandler Associate Director, at Lex Autolease
50 NEW Loyd Davies Service Development Director, ElectrAssure Not only did Loyd collect the title of EV Champion at the 2018 GreenFleet Awards, his company ElectrAssure was commended for the award of Charging & Refuelling Infrastructure Provider.
49 Dan Martin CEO, Elmtronics Dan continues to successfully lead the company forward in such a fast moving and competitive industry. In 2018, Elmtronics was appointed to install and manage charging infrastructure for the UK’s largest used vehicle marketplace, British Car Auctions (BCA).
48 NEW Sid Sadique Group Managing Director, NRG Fleet Services Electra Commercial Vehicles won the GreenFleet Award for Industry Innovation for supplying the technology for The City of London’s trial of the UK’s first fully-electric waste collection truck.
47 NEW Rasita Chudasama Principal Transport Planner, Nottingham City Council Rasita led the city’s bid to become a Go Ultra Low city and now heads the team delivering ambitious projects such as installing rapid chargers, converting the council fleet, supporting businesses through a Workplace Travel Service, and opening the UK’s first bus lane that ULEVs can use.
Chris continues to work with customers to reduce the environmental impact of their fleets, advising them on electric vehicle purchases and infrastructure. Chris manages Lex Autolease’s alternatively fuelled fleet, including its hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
42 Vincent Tourette Managing Director, Renault UK & Ireland Vincent has worked for the RenaultNissan Alliance for 23 years, and leads the company forward during exciting times. Renault’s electric line-up continues to improve, with its award-winning electric ZOE receiving an new motor for more power and faster acceleration.
41 Khaled Shabho Managing Director, Enterprise Car Club Khaled is managing director of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, which includes Enterprise Car Club, winner of GreenFleet’s Mobility Provider of the Year. Enterprise is working closely with local authorities and transport providers to integrate car club services alongside public transport as part of a total mobility solution.
40 Norman Harding Corporate Fleet Manager, London Borough of Hackney Norman has an excellent reputation in the industry for pioneering alternative fuels and champions the use of hydro-treated vegetable oil until heavier electric vehicles are viable. Supported by
GF 100 Most Influential
54 Paul Gatti Fleet Director, Royal Mail
GreenFleet’s pick of the most influential people thathave shaped the low-carbon fleet industry in 2018