Meet Our Team

Ben Roberts
Managing Director

Working for MTT and The MOT Club since January 2015, Ben's background is in technology, the past ten of which have been automotive industry specific. Graduating from Plymouth University in 2001 with a Degree in Computer Science, he has over sixteen years experience in IT, working on scalable and resilient computer systems. His web services experience includes .NET, PostgreSQL and project management. In his spare time Ben enjoys surfing, windsurfing, travelling and spending time with his young family.

 

Gemma Roberts
Director of Training

Gemma joined The MOT Club in June 2018 after spending the previous 5 years as a stay at home Mum. She took on the role of organising training for MOT Testers and Managers of Testing Stations. As demand for training grew so did the role and Wai joined the Training team. Gemma’s background started in Graphic Design and she has experienced other roles during her career giving her the skills to organise courses across the UK. In her spare time Gemma enjoys roller skating and plays Roller Derby for her local team North Devon Roller Derby of which she is Vice Captain of the B Team. She also coaches the Junior team of which her Daughter is a member. Off skates Gemma also enjoys running, sewing, playing the piano and spending time with her family and their dog Bonnie, exploring the coast where they live.


Email : training@themotclub.com
or call 01934421335
Andy Stanford
Regional Manager, Southern England & Isle of Wight

Bringing over 30 years of Motor Trade experience and based in Hampshire, Andy provides additional resource in the South. A Ford Master Technician, he has also operated as Nominated Tester, NTQC and Site Manager for his previous employer. As is the norm nowadays in his previous roles he had to embrace modern computer technology which places him well in utilising the expanded MOT Club website especially with the recording of the required training by DVSA.

Email : astanford@themotclub.com
or call 07899915289

Brett Lattimore
Regional Manager, Wales & West of England

Brett has been in the Motor Trade for 19 years. He worked at Land Rover as part of a Technical Standards Team for 11 years, joining the MOT Club in 2008. Brett was primarily involved with the VSI Data System provided to ATOS/DVSA and consequently provides technical back up where required. He became Regional Manager in 2011 when VSI was abandoned.

Email : blattimore@themotclub.com
or call 07870405186

Chris Wake
Regional Manager, Scotland & North of England

Chris has joined the MOT Club bringing over 20 years experience of the Motor Trade. Starting as an apprentice with the Benfield Group he progressed though all levels as a technician. Latterly employed at Evans Halshaw, Chris is qualified as Tester, Quality Controller, and Site Manager. Added to Health and Safety, full knowledge of Pinnacle and ADP DMS systems,  this all enables him to provide comprehensive support to all our members.

Email : cwake@themotclub.com
or call 07870405296

Gary North
Regional Manager, Central England

Gary has worked for the MOT Club since 2007. He has been in the Motor Trade since leaving school when he served his apprenticeship at a Vauxhall Dealership. Following this he worked as a Tester, Quality Controller and Site Manager, with roles that included classic car restoration, race car preparation and as RAC Service Patrol for 11 years. He has worked as a Technical Advisor to Hella, Senior Technical Materials Analyst to Volvo and as a Service Advisor, Parts Manager and Warranty Administrator at a Jeep/TVR/Lotus Dealership.

Email : gnorth@themotclub.com
or call 07971602447

Graham Carey
Regional Manager, South West England
Graham joined The MOT Club in June 2019 and brings a lot of experience with him. Working in the Motor Trade since he was 17, he did a full City and Guilds apprenticeship and worked for Rover, Triumph, Citroen, Vauxhall and Volvo main dealers and then moved to the RAC where he worked for 20 years in roadside assistance. He later returned to Vauxhall where he gained his MOT Tester licence and Master Technician status, he‘s been an MOT Tester for over 13 years so holds a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field, this combined with his knowledge of Franchise Dealerships and his mechanical experience meant he is a great fit for The MOT Club. Graham was also a member of the Royal Naval Reserve for five years as marine engineering mechanic. His hobbies include riding his Motorbike and days out with his partner in their BMW Z4.
 

Email : gcarey@themotclub.com 
or call 07936368577

Graham Tucker
Regional Manager, Devon & Cornwall
With the Club since 2003, Graham has over 50 years industry experience with previous rolls including Head of Department in a CFE in Motor Vehicle and Mechanical/Production Engineering.
NT and AEDM for his own 3 service and repair garage businesses
Started MOT testing on day 1 of the scheme which was for 10 year old cars and cost 7 shillings & 6 pence and covered 3 areas of the vehicle hence the 3 triangle sign still being displayed

 

Email : gtucker@themotclub.com
or call 07767373747

 

Ian Fletcher
Regional Manager, London & South East

Ian has worked in the Motor trade since 1980.
He has worked as a Technician, MOT Tester (inc. Quality Controller), Workshop Controller, Service Advisor and Service Manager. Ian has been with The MOT Club as a Regional Manager since May 2006. Ian is now combining his Audit duties with heavy involvement in the development and delivery of our various training programs.

 

Email : ifletcher@themotclub.com
or call 07969447515

James Dixon
Regional Manager, North of England

James worked in a main dealer environment from 1986 to 1998 before moving to Stafford Computer Technology in 1998, where he provided the installation and training for Garage Management Systems. From 2002 to 2007 he then worked for a National Service Network, setting up an independent network of garages to complete servicing and repair work for lease companies and the RAC. James has worked directly for the Club since 2008 and now is combining his Audit duties with the development and delivery of our various training programs.

Email : jdixon@themotclub.com
or call 07969347266

Peter Shortiss
Regional Manager, Central England East

Peter has joined the MOT Club after 16 years with the Vehicle Inspectorate/VOSA/DVSA. Originally a Vehicle Examiner, Peter progressed to Technical Trainer, a role he held until the DVSA passed all training to the private sector. Peter's role will predominantly be as part of the training team, but in keeping with The MOT Club philosophy, he will also undertake audits for members in his designated area; ensuring that the training department is always up to date with DVSA changes and market trends.

Email : pshortiss@themotclub.com 
or call 07519123056

Sean Cundell
Regional Manager, East of England

Sean has over 30 years of Motor Trade experience, heavily involved in MOT testing. He has carried the roles of AED, Site Manager and NTQC. Until recently he was employed in the Marshall Group, running their 5 lane MOT centre in Cambridge. He also brings with him experience of Kerridge and CRM and general all round computer skills together with extensive knowledge of working in a multi franchise environment.

 

E-mail scundell@themotclub.com
or call 07939206557

Derran Rogers
IT Manager / SiteCheck Support Technician

Derran has worked for MTT & The MOT Club for over twenty five years, starting with the company as a field engineer visiting customers who required on-site support/repairs. He has since worked his way up to up to the role of IT Manager. His main duties now involve updating AutoInTouch Classic in Visual Basic, building and specifying new computers systems for customers, as well as maintaining and developing our own equipment and infrastructure. He worked previously for an electrical company building industrial combination units and BS4343 power connectors. Derran has always enjoyed working with computers, building and repairing them in his spare time. He's seen a lot of changes within the company and the industry over the years and is one of the few original employees of the business.

Email : support@themotclub.com
or call 01934421335

Paul Caple
SiteCheck Support Technician

Paul has been working in a software support role for MTT & The MOT Club since 2010. Prior to this he worked for a market leading Fleet Management solution for seven years. Previous roles also involved the use of in-house produced software, most notably at a major shoe manufacturer. He has used Access, Fox-Pro and Postgres databases. Outside of work he enjoys reading, listening to music, meeting up with friends and taking part in the local weekly pub quiz, producing and hosting the quiz on a regular basis.

Email : support@themotclub.com
or call 01934421335

Wai Ying Hung
Accounts & Training Adminstrator

Wai joined the company in 2018 to work in our accounts department where she helps manage our customer accounts, payments & invoicing. She helps extensively with The MOT Club, in particular with enrolment on our training courses. She completed Level 3 IT Practitioners in Weston College with D*D*D and has worked in administration for a couple of years, thoroughly enjoying the role. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, dining, computer games and spending time with her chihuahua, Pippin.

Email : accounts@themotclub.com
or call 01934421335

Trusted By

    "During our phases of expansion and to keep the high
    standards we achieve at Marshall Motor Group, The MOT Club have ensured we achieve the same same level of quality in our MOT Test Bays. They help us structure and monitor
    the programme, thus ensuring we achieve total compliance
    to the required standards set down by the DVSA."

    Marshall Motor Group

    “The main benefit we find of being part of the club is that we have access to advice. All our MOT testers like the reassurance The MOT Club gives them, and they do not hesitate to pick up the phone when they need help.”

    Gregg Little Testing

    "Bristol Street Motors joined the MOT Club in 2002 when the Group had 19 Vehicle Test Stations. Now as Vertu Motors, and having 90 VTSs, the MOT Club continue to ensure that the Group strive to attain and surpass DVSA standards."

    Bristol Street Motors,