Meet the Team

Meet the Team

At Dealerweb we know it’s our people that drive the success of the business and we are proud to have some of the best.

Senior Management Team

  • Martin Hill - Chief Executive Officer
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    Martin Hill Chief Executive Officer
  • James Hill - Chief Operating Officer
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    James is an expert in all things Dealerweb. He began as a BDM but now oversees the technical and support teams ensuring we deliver high quality solutions and customer service. James is an avid golfer and family man and he’d love to own a Lamborghini Miura.
    James Hill Chief Operating Officer
  • Mark Bennett - Sales Director
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    Mark is an industry expert with 27 years' experience in motor retail and 12 years in lead management. He oversees the sales team and ensures business growth. You will often find him at his local golf course or out with the family. He would love to drive a Range Rover 5.0 V8 supercharged.
    Mark Bennett Sales Director
  • Lee Coomber - Business Development Director
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    Lee has worked in the automotive industry for over 13 years with data & system providers. He oversees all areas of business development, including engaging with manufacturers and top dealer groups. Lee enjoys spending time with the family, playing golf and trips away. His favourite car is an Aston Martin Vantage V8.
    Lee Coomber Business Development Director
  • Heather Upchurch - Chief Technology Officer
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    In addition to working 16 years in the automotive industry, Heather has broad experience in the construction, retail & ecommerce sectors. She enjoys regular beach walks with her family and dog. Having worked at Aston Martin for 7 years, she had a lot of time to consider her favourite and a DB9 would suit her just fine.
    Heather Upchurch Chief Technology Officer
  • Ro Gilhespie - Technical Director
    Roland has over 20 years’ experience in development and project management. At Dealerweb he's responsible for full end-to-end delivery of all technical projects. He has a passion for ‘controllerism’, where dj’ing and music meets tech. As a petrol head he likes anything with a lot of horsepower!
    Roland Gilhespy Technical Director

Account Management & Sales

  • Mark Andrews - Senior Regional Director
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    Mark has worked in the motor trade for over 30 years and lead management for 10 years. He looks after customers in the south east of the UK providing ongoing support. Mark is big on his boats and enjoys swimming. He would love to own a Bentley Continental R type.
    Mark Andrews Senior Regional Director
  • Mark Cryans - Regional Director
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    Mark is a motor industry professional with extensive experience in retail operations and lead management. He looks after customers in the South West and Scotland. Mark is also a keen cyclist and loves the great outdoors. The dream car- "the one and only Porsche GT3 RS".
    Mark Cryans Regional Director
  • Daniel Rea - Regional Manager
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    Daniel has worked in the motor industry for the last 10 years, starting as an apprentice technician before moving into sales. He looks after customers in the North of the UK. Daniel enjoys travelling (having ticked off most European countries) and also enjoys good wines! His favourite car would have to be a Ford Mustang.
    Daniel Rea Regional Manager
  • Peter Hill - Business Development Manager
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    Peter has worked in various roles in the motor retail and home improvement industries for many years. He is responsible for looking after customers and developing our client base in the south of the UK. He enjoys spending time with his family and enjoying the outdoor life. His dream car would be a Ferrari, but a Triumph Stag convertible will do nicely for now.
    Peter Hill Business Development Manager
  • Jake Packard - Business Development Manager
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    Jake started his career in digital marketing, before moving into the automotive industry. He is responsible for looking after customers and developing our client base in the north of the UK. He plays golf at least once a week and is a huge footbal fan. His dream car is a Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R.
    Jake Packard Business Development Manager
  • Shirley Hill - Programme Manager
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    Shirley has had a varied career across operations, business and project management. Her spare time is currently occupied in renovating her farm house, where she can predominately be found in the garden. Shirley enjoys being outdoors, walking, keeping fit, and a good book. She'd love an Ariel Atom for the weekends!
    Shirley Hill Programme Manager
  • James Collyer - Marketing Manager
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    James has worked in marketing for almost 10 years and now uses his experience to coordinate all the marketing and PR activity for the business. Having recently moved down to the South West, he wouldn’t say no to a VW Camper to explore the countryside and coasts.
    James Collyer Marketing Manager

Client Services

  • Tom Ashe - Support Analyst
    Having been in a Customer Service-based role for a number of years, Tom made the decision to transfer to the IT industry due to his passion for technology. He also enjoys cooking and films. His favourite car to drive would be a 1968 Dodge Charger.
    Tom Ashe Support Team Leader
  • Steven Shipway - Support Analyst
    After moving to Exeter, Steven has spent 3 years working in customer service and 4 years working in IT for the FuelPOS industry. In his spare time he enjoys football and movies. As a massive James Bond fan his ideal car would be one of the two remaining Aston Martin DB10s.
    Steven Shipway Support Analyst
  • Natasha Arghyrou  - Support Analyst
    Natasha is a recent computing graduate. In her spare time she likes to chill out with her house bunny and teach her tricks. She also enjoys going to the gym or watching horror films. Her dream car would be a purple Rolls Royce Phantom...that flies.
    Natasha Arghyrou Support Analyst
  • Administration

    • Jim Moore - Administration Manager
      Having worked in the police for most of his career Jim is our expert on security. He is currently overseeing our attainment of ISO 27001 and ensures compliance with data protection. He loves his dogs and motorcycles but given a choice of car it’s a BWM 325 from 1989.
      Jim Moore Administration & Compliance Manager
    • Caz Greenslade - Administrator
      Caz worked for 19 years at BT and 8 years for the University of Exeter. Her main role is raising invoices, processing new orders and expenses. She enjoys caravan rallies with friends and going for rides on her motorcycle. Her dream car would be something fast and sporty and she'd love to try Mini racing!
      Caz Greenslade Administrator
    • Clair Beukes - Management Accountant
      Clair was raised in a finance household and has over 15 years’ experience in the Accountancy field including working internationally. Clair is an avid road/mountain biker and a spinning instructor in her spare time. A Vespa GTS Super 300 [“The Sporty Heroine”] seems to be the next addition to her wheels collection. .
      Clair Beukes Management Accountant

    Development and Delivery

    • Lisa Fildew - Project and Risk Manager
      Starting out in marketing, Lisa’s career has evolved into project management. At Dealerweb she ensures development sprints are delivered on time and to spec. Lisa loves her dog and likes to keep fit. She'd quite likes compact SUVs, particularly the Volvo XC40.
      Lisa Fildew Project and Risk Manager
    • Ian Coe - Senior Business Analyst
      Ian is a qualified accountant who worked in Finance for 20 years before changing industries to bring his analytical skills into technology. He keeps fit by running & swimming, is a keen sports fan & enjoys music & travel. In terms of an ideal car, he thinks the Delorean from ‘Back to the Future’ would provide some interesting travel possibilities.
      Ian Coe Senior Business Analyst
    • Jason Ianniciello - Business Analyst
      Jason is a recent Economics graduate. In his spare time he likes to go to the gym and keep fit. He also likes working on old cars and has a Mk2 Golf project (that will one day be finished). His dream car is a BMW M3 E30.
      Jason Ianniciello Business Analyst
    • Che Letton - Development Team Leader
      Che is 100% computer nerd and proud! At Dealerweb he’s in charge of the team that maintains the Volvo edition of Showroom called Kompass. Outside of the office Che is a keen and qualified radio amateur and his dream car would a Lotus Carlton 3.6 litre twin turbo.
      Che Letton Development Team Leader
    • Garth Kelly - Database Administrator
      Garth's background has always been IT support and application development. Here at Dealerweb he is our SQL DB expert and assists with second line support. A social person, Garth enjoys travelling when he gets the chance! He looks for three things in a car: low cost, reliability and a bit of poke when needed.
      Garth Kelly Database Administrator
    • Maggie Weston - Software Test Engineer
      Maggie has worked in the Testing/Software Development environment for the last five years, most recently in Accountancy Software. Prior to this she was running her own business and has also worked in Banking and the Motor Trade. She is a keen squash player and loves walking, reading and her beloved Mini Cooper S.
      Maggie Weston Software Test Engineer
    • Jamie Brydges - Software Test Engineer
      After graduating with a degree in Cell & Molecular Biology, Jamie spent 7 years in the pharmaceutical industry before getting into software development. He's currently working on the development of Showroom. In his spare time, he's a keen tennis player and spends a lot of time down the gym. His favourite car would be a Lamborghini Centenario.
      Jamie Brydges Software Test Engineer
    • Steve Ridout - Software Developer
      Steve has worked with computers since the 80s and has over 37 years development experience. He helps to develop and maintain the Kompass version of Showroom. Steve’s a family man but also into his fitness and enjoys running and tennis. His favourite car is a Ferrari 458 Italia.
      Steve Ridout Software Developer
    • Catherine Anderson - Software Developer
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      Catherine Anderson Software Developer
    • Daniel King - Software Developer
      Dan has over 10 years’ experience in both automotive and enquiry management. He currently helps to maintain new and existing products. At the weekends, you may find Dan climbing up a mountain or coming back down on a bike! He loves his current Audi A4 2.5 TDI.
      Daniel King Software Developer
    • Rob Felton - Software Developer
      Rob began his career as an ICL mainframe operator to steam train fireman. He's now worked in development for over 15 years. He is currently working on React and interfaces to third parties. Rob also has a passion for commercial aircraft and while he would rather a plane, he wouldn't say no to an Aston Martin DB9.
      Rob Felton Senior Software Developer
    • Simon Hook-Tolfree - Software Developer
      Simon has been a software developer since 1983 when developing software for Commodore PETs and for the then new IBM PC. A keen PC gamer, he also enjoys gardening, DIY and programming things on his Arduino. His favourite car is a Bentley Continental, and he also wouldn’t mind his dream motorbike – a Ducati Panigale V4.
      Simon Hook-Tolfree Technical Lead
    • Martin Westacott - Software Engineer
      Martin has been involved in the IT industry for over 20 years, the last nine working with accounting software. Outside of work he enjoys snowboarding, dancing and reading Sci-Fi. He’s wouldn’t say no to a Camaro ZL1.
      Martin Westacott Software Engineer
    • James Chapman - Junior Software Developer
      James is a recent computer science graduate. He is helping the team maintain and develop new and existing products. He has a passion for programming, playing around with new and interesting languages and enjoys reading and video games. He would love a Tesla Model S to serve his long commute.
      James Chapman Junior Software Developer
    • Griffin Colledge - DevOps/ Insfrastructure Engineer
      Griff has been working in infrastructure for the past seven years and works on automating processes and all tasks infrastructure-related. In his free time he likes yo-yoing and playing Japanese video games. His dream car is a Nissan Skyline GT-R Nismo 400R (in Midnight Purple).
      Griffin Colledge DevOps & Infrastructure Manager
    • Kevin Knapman - Software Tester
      Kevin has worked in data and test analysis for several industries, including the Banking, Energy, Property and Environmental Sectors. He’s a keen gamer, ‘Metalhead’, drummer, and a Football and MMA fan. He’d gladly take Denzel Washington's car from the film Training Day - a 1979 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS - to those exact specs!
      Kevin Knapman Software Tester

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