Our Mission

At Autovista Group, we provide trusted pricing and specification insights for Europe’s automotive decision-makers.

We combine human intelligence with data and technology to give our clients an independent, 360⁰ view of the market, helping them to answer key questions; how to price, how, when and where to sell, and how to manage risk.

Autovista, Eurotax, Glass's and Schwacke are our highly-respected, market-leading brands. Each of these combines unrivalled automotive experience with cutting-edge systems and best-in-class data, allowing our expert analysts to provide customers with business-critical industry intelligence.

Deploying our experts’ specialist skills, our depth, precision, geographical reach and data science, we help our clients solve the problems of today and explore the opportunities of tomorrow. Together, we are shaping the future of global mobility.

Our Leadership

With 30 years' experience in media and business information, Lindsey has worked in diverse, global environments and has considerable experience building quality, digital subscription businesses in complex commercial sectors. Prior to joining Autovista Group in 2014, Lindsey was CEO for Informa's Business Intelligence division, managing across a range of formats and markets. Her expertise includes moving legacy print businesses to digital with a specific focus on successful cultural change. She has led 20 acquisitions worth over £1.5bn - many of them across several jurisdictions.

Lindsey Roberts

CEO

Giles has a track record of driving commercial success and developing high performance teams. Before joining Autovista Group in 2015, Giles was COO for the Business Intelligence division of Informa plc. His experience includes leading international technology, client retention and finance teams and responsibility for commercial roles across complex industries such as pharmaceuticals, maritime, transport, law and financial services. He has driven high-profile international projects including outsourcing, ERP implementations, and major acquisitions. Prior to Informa, Giles held a variety of finance and operational roles with News Corp UK.

Giles Catron

CFO

Andy has considerable commercial experience in all areas of finance, tax, treasury, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructuring, debt finance and disposals. Before joining Autovista Group, Andy spent four years with Deloitte in its corporate  recovery team in London, advising companies on financial and operational re-structuring. He has held senior financial and operating roles in private equity and industry, from start-ups to FTSE 100 companies including BT's digital media businesses and the BBC.  Andy is a Qualified Chartered Accountant with a degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics.
 

Andy Harwood

Corporate Finance Director

John joined Autovista Group in 2012, having previously been General Counsel of a London-based investment management firm, where he took part in a management buyout following the downturn in the financial markets in 2008. He has wide commercial experience including acting as company secretary of a hovercraft manufacturer, non-executive director of the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, and as a partner in global and national law firms. John has a law degree from Cambridge University, is a solicitor, and speaks German.

John Evans

General Counsel

Paul Dunkley is one of the most successful and highly-regarded entrepreneurs involved in the automotive sector. Paul led the Management Buy-Out of Camden Motors Limited from Barclays Bank PLC in 1996 and has successfully led the growth of a number of outstanding businesses including Allen Ford (UK) Limited, Car Shops Limited and Camden Ventures Limited.

Paul Dunkley

Chairman

Our Management

Samuel has in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in providing specification data that is aligned to customer needs and he is a highly-respected industry-leading expert on WLTP (Worldwide harmonised Light vehicles Test Procedure).

Samuel Keates

Director of Specifications and Repair

Sarah has a strong track record of using research to identify opportunities for profitable growth and develop strategic plans, working with teams across the Group to turn plans into reality.

Dr Sarah Walkley

Chief Research Officer

Magnus has an MSc in Management and a Double Diploma in Business Economics and Business Administration, with extensive experience in delivering high value data and insights.

Magnus Lövsund

Director - Valuations and Insight

Paul Joined Autovista Group in 2016. With extensive experience in global Business Intelligence operational roles, his focus is to ensure that our technology and data processing meet our customers' needs.

Paul Downes

Chief Operations Officer

Kelly joined Autovista Group in 2015. She has 25 years’ B2B media experience and more than 10 years as MD of high-margin international businesses where she specialised in acquisition integrations and building performance-driven, agile teams that are fully aligned to the company’s commercial objectives.

Kelly Furneaux

Chief People Officer

Fotini joined Autovista Group in 2015 with 25 years’ B2B media experience. As CEO of Lloyd’s List, she transformed the world’s longest-published newspaper into an all-digital insight-driven information service.

Fotini Liontou

Chief Product Officer

Graeme joined Autovista Group in 2015. He has 20 years’ experience in finance, planning and senior business analysis roles in media firms including EMAP & Informa. His forte is his extensive knowledge of business systems and how their use can provide critical benefits in driving performance through reporting and analytics.

Graeme Mitchell

Finance Director – Strategic Planning & Analysis

Edwin joined Autovista Group in 2006. He has 25 years´ experience in the leasing and automotive industry and has been involved in sales, business planning and business strategy on an international level, including with GE Capital, Arval, Fiat Group. He holds an MBA and a Digital Business Executive Program diploma.

Edwin Acosta

Group Regional MD - West and South Europe

Dirk-Marco joined Autovista Group in 2014. He has 23 years of sales, marketing, Fleet Management, NPD and operations experience in local markets as well on an international level across the automotive industry including with BMW, Ford and PSA Peugeot/Citroen/DS.

Dirk-Marco Adams

Global Sales Director

Santo joined Autovista Group in 1990 and was appointed as MD for Glass's Australia in 2001 and is now Group Regional MD for the UK, Australia and the Nordics. He is highly regarded within the automotive industry and has led Glass’s Information Services to 15 consecutive years of sales and profits growth.

Santo Amoddio

Group Regional MD - UK, Australia and Nordics

Thorsten joined Autovista Group in 2011. He has 15 years of cross-sector industry experience, excellent industry contacts, and is highly-regarded and influential in the German automotive market.

Thorsten Barg

MD Germany

Pedro joined Autovista Group in 1997. He has a University Degree in Automobile Engineering, 27 years’ experience and outstanding customer relationships.

Pedro Ferreira

Portugal Country Manager

Stefano joined Autovista Group in 2009. He has 25 years’ automotive experience including Jaguar, Maserati, Renault, Citroen, BMW, Fiat and Ferrari.

Stefano Ferruzzi

Italy Country Manager

Thierry joined Autovista Group in 2013. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the automotive industry working on the key metrics that drive our business: RV and TCO.

Thierry Gaumont

MD France and Benelux

Martin joined Autovista Group in 1988. He is highly respected in the automotive industry and has outstanding relationships with all of the key players in his markets.

Martin Novak

Group Regional Managing Director

Piotr joined Autovista Group in 2002. He has extensive industry experience encompassing both automotive and commercial vehicles.

Piotr Wlodarczyk

Managing Director - Poland and CEE

Simon joined Autovista Group in 2016. He has 20 years’ experience in technology and infrastructure roles providing B2B IT and platform solutions.

Simon Edwards

Group Technical Services Director

Pippa joined Autovista Group in 2011. She has 20 years’ experience in transformation management, project leadership and operations including the management of strategic change at Reuters News and Thomson Reuters.

Pippa Hall

Head of Flexible Working Programme

Steve joined Autovista Group in 2016 and has extensive experience in B2B and tech publishing. As CEO of Ovum, Steve led the merger with Informa Telecoms to create the world’s leading telecoms industry analyst firm.

Steve Hotham

Group Digital Director

Anthony has 20 years’ experience in the automotive sector and has been extensively involved in NPD and the launch of new vehicles worldwide. He is a master at analysing data and making sense of it.

Anthony Machin

UK Head of Content

Tom joined Autovista Group in 2013. He has extensive financial management experience in the media sector including full financial management across P&L, balance sheet and cash flow.

Tom Ovenden

Group Finance Director

Clare joined Autovista Group in 2015. She holds a Master's Degree in HR Management and is an experienced Learning & Development professional specialising in Leadership development, coaching, psychometrics and team facilitation. Her experience is supported by 10 years in generalist HR management roles.

Clare Renton

Director of People Growth

Ben joined Autovista Group in 2016. He has 15 years’ experience in corporate tax management experience including managing risk, forecasting, compliance and audits.

Ben Smith

Head of Tax and Treasury

Walter joined Autovista Group in 1987. He has an MBA in Corporate Governance & Management and is a senior IT and Operations Director with extensive international leadership and IT management experience; strong implementation and supply-chain management skills; and exceptional strength in stakeholder management.

Walter Steinhauser

Group Applications and Data Technical Director

Nicola joined Autovista Group in 2016. She has 20 years’ experience in B2B publishing and extensive expertise in digital NPD and customer research and has been instrumental in the launch of several game-changing digital products.

Nicola Whyke

Digital Product Director

Our Experts

Sarah has a strong track record of using research to identify opportunities for profitable growth and develop strategic plans, working with teams across the Group to turn plans into reality.

Dr Sarah Walkley

Chief Research Officer

A thought leader whose opinions are highly regarded by the automotive industry, Christof runs our Car To Market, Consulting Services and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) solutions, advising clients on how to sell more cars more profitably via optimised residual value and TCO positioning both at launch and over the vehicle lifecycle.

Dr Christof Engelskirchen

MD – Consulting & TCO Solutions

Luis joined Autovista Group in 2006. He has vast experience, in-depth knowledge and a deep understanding of international vehicle damage assessment systems, repair estimate systems, repair methods and standards.

Luis Fernandez

Head of Repair Data

Markus joined Autovista Group in 1996 and - during his time with the company - has worked in developing analytics and statistical systems to be applied to used car pricing data. He has unique experience in applying the methods of data science to automotive market data.

Markus Halonen

Head of Research, Statistics and Data Analysis

Samuel has in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in providing specification data that is aligned to customer needs and he is a highly-respected industry-leading expert on WLTP (Worldwide harmonised Light vehicles Test Procedure).

Samuel Keates

Director of Specifications and Repair

Magnus has an MSc in Management and a Double Diploma in Business Economics and Business Administration, with extensive experience in delivering high value data and insights.

Magnus Lövsund

Director - Valuations and Insight

Sonja joined Autovista Group in 2013. She is an influential industry expert who is regularly asked to bring her expertise to launches and industry events.

Sonja Nehls

Head of Car To Market and Consulting

Roland uses his in-depth knowledge of the automotive market and his international insurance experience to help shape market insights and drive thought leadership. He is a research professional with 20 years of automotive, insurance, and research industry experience.

Roland Strilka

Director of Valuations