FIAG members

Ian Housley

Health & Safety and Risk Management

Formally the HSEQ director of a large construction company with responsibility for driver risk management and training for a mixed fleet of over 1500 vehicles. Ian also brings many years’ experience in fleet insurance and accident management to the group.

Geoffrey Bray

Fleet management

Has more than 50 years’ experience in the fleet industry, from heavy plant to trucks, commercials and cars. In 1987 he founded Fleet Support Group, which became the largest independent fleet management group in the UK.

Graham Bellman

Fleet management

Having previously worked for the TP Group, Graham’s role covered Fleet Management, Procurement, and Compliance, for a complex fleet working within the construction and distribution industries.

Peter Weston

Fleet management

Over 10 years in the fleet industry, currently manages the Home Retail Group fleet of around 1300 cars. He brings a questioning approach to all aspects of fleet management, always seeking optimum solutions.

Freddie Watts

Fleet management

Fleet and transport contracts manager at Office Depot, responsible for heavy goods, light commercials and cars used by the business within its UK operation. Freddie has been involved with fleet for more than 25 years.

Ian Brooks

Risk management

Director of Oscar Strategic Consulting and former chief inspector with the Metropolitan Police, Ian has extensive operational and policy development of road-policing experience, and a keen interest in work-related road safety.

Andy Neale

Driver risk management

Andy has worked in Driver Risk Management since the late 1980s at Drive & Survive before founding the NFE Group in 2003. In 2020 NFE was acquired by RED Training where Andy now heads up the RED DRM and RED Wellbeing divisions; in a former life he was a serving police traffic officer!

Michael Appleby

Health and safety

Mike specialises in representing individuals and organisations investigated or prosecuted for manslaughter, health and safety, environmental and other regulatory criminal offences.  He has acted in many high profile cases including securing the acquittal of the rail maintenance arm of Balfour Beatty for corporate manslaughter in relation to the Hatfield train crash.


Ian Hill

Fleet management

Retired managing director from Activa Contracts, part of the Arnold Clark Motor Group who fleet-managed some 100,000 vehicles including 45,000 on contract hire. Ian brings considerable and wide ranging experience to the group.

Kevin Basnett

Managing partner Goughs Solicitors

Leads the management team and the firm’s strategic direction. He specialises in employment law and provides clients with pro-active, practical and balanced advice; whether dealing with individuals in unfair dismissal cases or advising employers on employment relations procedures, business restructuring or disputes. Kevin also specialises in tribunal work for both companies and employees.

Paul Ayris

LiveWest Fleet Manager

As fleet manager at LiveWest, a housing association with 36,000 properties across the south west, Paul manages a fleet of 370+ light commercial vehicles.

Martin Carter

Stannah Group Information Systems Director

Stannah is a British family-run global business which employs 1,700 people in the UK. Martin looks after the vehicles and drivers for over 400 light commercial vehicles and almost 300 company cars.

Sarah Clifford

Fleet Service GB Head of Service Delivery

With over 15 years’ fleet industry experience, Sarah demonstrates the desire to deliver industry leading fleet solutions. Her knowledge and experience together with her focus on engagement with all stakeholders ensures she delivers added value to her customers.