The Car Expert 

I serve as the News & Road Test Editor to TheCarExpert.co.uk, supplying daily news stories and weekly launch reprots and road tests to this award-winning and growing website. I also contribute to sister site The Van Expert.  

 Motor Trader

I have worked for the leading retail industry title Motor Trader since 2008, supplying monthly dealer insights, visiting outlets to interview principal management. I also write regular new car launch reports, interviewing senior OEM personnel.

Professional Motorsport World

I now supply in-depth motorsport features to PMW and its sister titles, focusing mainly on Touring Car racing and US motorsport, especially NASCAR. Until 2018 I performed a similar role for Race Tech magazine.

Narrow Gauge World

I was appointed editor of Narrow Gauge World magazine in 2009, and have since made it more news-focused and relevant, while also redesigning the magazine. Recently I have also taken charge of sister title Engineering in Miniature.

My Skills

Reporting, interviewing, feature-writing, photography, road-testing. Sub-editing, proofing, editing.
Proficient in InDesign, Quark Xpress, Photoshop, Wordpress (all self-taught).

My Awards

2017 - Winner, Peugeot Motorsport Cup, for motorpsort coverage, Guild of Motoring Writers
2015 – Highly Commended, Peugeot Motorsport Cup, Guild of Motoring Writers 
 2000 – Mitsubishi Regional Award, Guild of Motoring Writers 
 1997 – Timo Makinen Trophy, outstanding motorsport coverage, Guild of Motoring Writers 
 1995 – Timo Makinen Trophy, outstanding motorsport coverage, Guild of Motoring Writers
1984 – Mars London Marathon Photographer of the Year

My Career

2018-present Editor/Designer, Engineering in Miniature
2017-present Contributor, UKI Media titles, Professional Motorsport World, Crash Test Technology International
2011-present News & Road Test Editor, TheCarExpert.co.uk (until July 2016 CarandVanNews.co.uk).
2009-present Editor/Designer Narrow Gauge World. Redesigned and increased frequency.
2008-present Monthly contributor, Motor Trader.
2001-present Freelance journalist, outlets have included Auto Express, Automotive Engineer, Business Car Manager, Car Dealer, Chrysler/Jeep Magazine, Compass magazines, CSMA magazine, Immediate Network, Historic Racing Technology, just-auto, Motor Industry Magazine, Phillips road atlasesSMMT, Track & Race Car, Virgin Media, Xcar

2006-2017 Contributing editor, Race Tech magazine, news, features, Touring Cars, NASCAR, US motorsport.
2015        
Book, Haynes Steam Locomotive Drivers' Manual, published
2010-2013 Designer, GardenRail. Monthly title.
1997-2010 Motoring Correspondent, Surrey & Sussex Newspapers. Weekly syndication to 30-plus titles.
2006        Book, Total 4x4, published
2005        Book, Ferrari, published
2001-2004 Consultant Editor (freelance), Highbury House. Acting Editor Classics, Carbuyer.
1998-2000 Editor, Dorking & Leatherhead Advertisers, two-edition broadsheet weekly newspapers.
1997-1997 Launch editor, Touring Car Worldwide magazine.
1996-1996 Member of launch team, Retro magazine (today Classics Monthly).
1995-1996 Launch editor, Super Touring Magazine. Touring Car racing specialist title.
1993-1994 Editor, Top Car magazine, upmarket modified car monthy.
1991-1993 Deputy Editor, Fast Car magazine. Monthly modified car title.
1991-1991 Sub-Editor, Croydon Advertiser weekly newspaper.
1985-1991 Photo-journalist, rising to Deputy Editor, Reigate Independent weekly newspaper.
1982-1985 Initial freelancing primarily as photographer at Brands Hatch circuit.
(c)2018, All Rights Reserved, features reproduced by kind permission of copyright owners
This website may use Cookies
This website may use Cookies in order to work better. At anytime you can disable or manage it in your browser's settings. Using our website, means you agree with Cookies usage.

OK, I understand or More Info
Cookies Information
This website may use Cookies in order to work better. At anytime you can disable or manage it in your browser's settings. Using our website, means you agree with Cookies usage.
OK, I understand