Meet the team at GKL Leasing

GKL Leasing – Meet the Team

We appreciate how important it is for our customers to know who they are going to be talking to throughout their time with us. Take a look below to meet the GKL team.

Richard Kenning

Managing Director

rkenning@gkluk.com

01844 852000

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Richard Kenning

Year Joined: 1986

Favourite Vehicle: See below, same answer. However, my old MGB Roadster was tops!

Favourite company car: whichever one at the time provides the best customer experience with the highest residual value and lowest whole life cost!

……and Why: There are very few bad vehicles these days and not a lot to tell between most, hence, the focus on what is best for the customer’s business

In the car, currently listening to: Radio 4 or, to avoid the Archers, Magic or Smooth.

Most frequent topic from customer meetings: Happily, they always compliment the GKL team in which the company takes great pride

Other interests: Cricket, squash, tennis, golf, gardening…….. strictly when business allows!

Robert Sayers

Director

rsayers@gkluk.com

01844 852000

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Robert Sayers

Year Joined: 2012

Favourite Vehicle: BMW M2

Favourite company car: BMW 320I M Sport Saloon

……and Why: Well built drivers car, reliable for business and fun at the weekends.

In the car, currently listening to: BBC Radio 4 and Elbow

Most frequent topic from customer meetings: The future of the Electric Car

Other interests: Running (Half Marathons), road cycling, watching motorsport and rugby union and spending time with family

Why GKL in 20 words: A privately owned car leasing company which offers exceptional personalised customer service whilst also being a great place to work.

John Stevenson

General Manager

jstevenson@gkluk.com

01246 572180

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John Stevenson

Year Joined: 1999

Favourite Vehicle: Porsche 918 or Bugatti Veyron.

Favourite company car: BMW X5

……and Why: BMW X5 as a Sports Activity Vehicle that offers all-round outstanding luxury, intelligent technologies, efficiency, dynamics, comfort and versatility to new levels, both on and off the road. Best driving car in terms of performance and handling was the BMW M3.

In the car, currently listening to: Talksport or Planet Rock on DAB.

Most frequent topic from customer meetings: All things fleet related from cost to performance and reliability of a motor car.

Other interests: UEFA Qualified Football Coach and support my son at the weekends in Junior Football and County Tennis. In addition when I have time I like to take part in national charity riding events on my mountain bike with friends and family.

Tim Norton

General Manager South

tnorton@gkluk.com

01844 852000

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Tim Norton

Year Joined: 1991

Favourite Vehicle: Range Rover Sport

Favourite company car: Range Rover Sport

……and Why: Ideal for those dodgy hills around High Wycombe

In the car, currently listening to: Radio 1

Most frequent topic from customer meetings: Our ability to source any demo

Other interests: Football, cricket, motor racing, socialising

Why GKL in 20 words: Consistent approachable decision makers who enjoy our jobs and offer the level of service you expect to receive and beyond (consistently)

Simon Blake

Accountant

sblake@gkluk.com

01246 572181

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Simon Blake

Year Joined: 1994

Favourite Vehicle: Masserati

Favourite company car: VW Passat Estate

……and Why: Its Brown !!!!

In the car, currently listening to: Richard Hawley

Other interests: Scouting, walking in the peak district.

Why GKL in 20 words: A flexible approach with a quick response.

Peter Miller

Business Development Manager

pmiller@gkluk.com

01844 852000

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Peter Miller

Year Joined: 2003

Favourite Vehicle: Audi R8

Favourite company car: Tesla Model 3

……and Why: 0% benefit in kind for 2020/21, pure electric, zero emissions, great range and a generally fun car to drive.

In the car, currently listening to: James Blunt

Most frequent topic from customer meetings: How the industry has, and continues to evolve with customers striving to receive the best advice.

Other interests: TBA

Why GKL in 20 words: As an independent self funding company, we consider ourselves to be trusted partners providing uncomplicated and transparent guidance.

Sean Holmes

Business Development Manager

sholmes@gkluk.com

01246 572181

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Sean Holmes

Year Joined: TBA

Favourite Vehicle: TBA

Favourite company car: TBA

……and Why: TBA

In the car, currently listening to: TBA

Most frequent topic from customer meetings: TBA

Other interests: TBA

Why GKL in 20 words: TBA

Sam Young

Business Development Manager

syoung@gkluk.com

01179 784495

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Sam Young

Year Joined: 2007

Favourite Vehicle: Shelby AC Cobra one of the original ones not the copy ones.

Favourite company car: Volvo XC90 T8 400 Rdesign

……and Why: 49gm co2/km, 0-62 in under 6 seconds, 9% BIK and big enough to carry a Rugby 7s team in a premium environment.

In the car, currently listening to: Radio 1, Kiss or Radio 1 xtra or Absolute 90’s if I have DAB in between the 20 different traffic reports I get from every surrounding county except my own! Or Playlists on phone or USB.

Most frequent topic from customer meetings: New Powertrains, telematics, flexibility of contracts

Other interests: The Future of transport, Formula 1, Rugby (Used to play), Mountain Biking, building and maintaining performance bicycles, Kit car ownership (Westfield S-Eight)

Why GKL in 20 words: Independent advice on financing and on vehicle choice with no hidden agenda. Our only agenda is our customer’s agenda.

Danny Lee

Business Development Manager

dlee@gkluk.com

01844 852000

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Danny Lee

Year Joined: 2001

Favourite Vehicle: Porsche 911 Turbo (Kahn Range Rover for every day use)

Favourite company car: VW CC

……and Why: Volkswagen CC why stylish but practical for a family car

In the car, currently listening to: Sigma Glitterball

Most frequent topic from customer meetings: Price

Other interests: Cricket

Why GKL in 20 words: Family run with the personal touch, easy and quick to get decisions on under writing, staff with a vast amount off knowledge in the trade to be able to advise the right vehicle and deal.

James Kenning

Business Development Manager

jkenning@gkluk.com

01844 852000

Martin Fisher

Rental Manager

mfisher@gkluk.com

01844 852000

Rose Singh

Rental Administrator

rasingh@gkluk.com

01844 852000

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Rose Singh

Year Joined: 2018

Favourite Vehicle: Morgan Vintage car – racing green

Favourite company car: N/A

……and Why:

In the car, currently listening to: Local radio station

Most frequent topic from customer meetings: N/A

Other interests: TBA

Why GKL in 20 words: A local company with an excellent reputation. Great working environment and feels like a family

Chay Godfrey

Trainee Sales Executive

cgodfrey@gkluk.com

01844 852000

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Chay Godfrey

Year Joined: 2019

Favourite Vehicle: (Baby Blue) La Ferrari

Favourite company car: Audi E-Tron

……and Why: Electric vehicles are receiving 0% Bik for 2020 and only 1% in 2021, Zero emissions with an extremely reasonable 200-mile range. Electric vehicles are a great company vehicle for the future.

In the car, currently listening to: Spotify rap/hip hop compilation playlist or Talk Sport

Most frequent topic from customer meetings: what is the most popular vehicle currently available

Other interests: I support the best team in existence (Chelsea) traveling home and away for games. I like music mostly Hip hop, Rap and a bit of reggae now and then. I find playing video games competitively in my spare time very enjoyable too.

Why GKL in 20 words: professional family run company with years of expertise in the industry. self-funded allowing us to make quick efficient decisions.

Melanie Barnard

Rental Administration

mbarnard@gkluk.com

01844 852000

 

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Melanie Barnard

Robert Lynch

Retail Sales Manager

rlynch@gkluk.com

01296 613722

 

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Robert Lynch

Logan Naidoo

Workshop Manager

lnaidoo@gkluk.com

01844 852110

 

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Logan Naidoo

Year Joined: 2015

Favourite Vehicle: Bugatti Veyron

Favourite company car: VW Passat CC Diesel

……and Why: Superb drivers car with excellent fuel consumption

In the car, currently listening to: Status Quo Aquostic

Most frequent topic from customer meetings: Car taxation

Why GKL in 20 words: GKL is a privately owned and family run successful business that values individual performance whilst providing secure and satisfying employment.

Kirstie Renshaw

Sales & Administration

krenshaw@gkluk.com

01246 572181

 

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Kirstie Renshaw

Year Joined: 2008

Favourite Vehicle: Too many to choose from

In the car, currently listening to: Radio 1

Other interests: Playing Netball, Going to the Gym, Spending time with family and friends, socialising and going out.

Why GKL in 20 words: Reliable, Trust Worthy, Friendly, Customers can speak to the same members of Staff, allocated a specific Account Manager, Good Team Ethos.

Steph Cooper

Fleet Administrator

scooper@gkluk.com

01246 572181

 

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Steph Cooper

Year Joined: 2006

Favourite Vehicle: Koenigsegg!!!!!

In the car, currently listening to: Radio 1

Other interests: Long Dog Walks with my Beagle, Cycling, Socialising with Friends.

Dale Allen

Maintenance Control

dallen@gkluk.com

01246 572181

 

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Dale Allen

Year Joined: 2008

Favourite Vehicle: Lotus Esprit from “The Spy Who Loved Me”

Other interests: Spending time with the family.

Steve Moran

Maintenance Control

smoran@gkluk.com

01246 572181

 

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Steve Moran

Denise Collins

Accounts

dcollins@gkluk.com

01246 572181

 

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Denise Collins

Year Joined: 2012

Favourite Vehicle: Aston Martin DB8

Favourite company car: Don’t have a company car but driving an ex GKL Ford Fiesta at the moment

……and Why: Nice car, reliable and economical

In the car, currently listening to: Paloma Faith

Other interests: Walking, Swimming and Motorcycles

Why GKL in 20 words: A company with lasting stability and progression with the ability for strong growth.

Cat Reader

Finance

creader@gkluk.com

01246 572181

 

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Cat Reader

Year Joined: 2014

Favourite Vehicle: Range Rover

Favourite company car: Golf GTE

……and Why: Sporty and economical

In the car, currently listening to: Radio One or mixed playlist

Other interests: Family, Socialising, fitness

Why GKL in 20 words: GKL has the longest history in vehicle leasing with a constantly growing fleet, we can offer exceptional value and customer service

Lesley Kozlowski

Accounts Assistant

lkozlowski@gkluk.com

01246 572181

 

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Lesley Kozlowski

Favourite Vehicle: Range Rover Evoque

In the car, currently listening to: Radio 2

Danielle Johnson

Sales Administration

djohnson@gkluk.com

01246 572181

 

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Danielle Johnson

Serina Bhurji

Sales Administration

sbhurji@gkluk.com

01246 572181

 

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Serina Bhurji

Anne Frew

Accounts Clerk

afrew@gkluk.com

01246 572181

 

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Anne Frew

Janet Armstrong-Sitar

Accounts Clerk

jarmstrong-sitar@gkluk.com

01246 572181

 

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Janet Armstrong-Sitar

Mike Turner

Assistant Accountant

mturner@gkluk.com

01246 572181

 

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Mike Turner

Zoe Kent

Accounts Assistant

zkent@gkluk.com

01246 572181

 

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Zoe Kent

Year Joined: 2012

Favourite Vehicle: Mini Cooper S and Range Rover Evoke

In the car, currently listening to: Take That (sorry I am a fan)

Other interests: Running, gym, reading, gardening (a new interest) shopping (what girl doesn’t) J, spending quality time with family and friends

Why GKL in 20 words: GKL is a professional company, where vehicles can be leased at competitive rates. We have friendly teams to answer queries.

Anthony Kenning

Development & Marketing

akenning@gkluk.com

01179 784495

 

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Anthony Kenning

Year Joined: 2010

Favourite Vehicle: The new Aston Martin Vanquish

Favourite company car: VW Passat SE Business Edition

……and Why: A very good spec, superb build quality, good fuel economy, decent to drive and overall as it says above an ideal business car.

In the car, currently listening to: Jack FM or compilation CD

Most frequent topic from customer meetings: What is the most popular business car leased today and what spec are now available as standard in particular vehicles.