Meet the Team

At Thame Cars we are proud to employ industry enthusiasts and dedicated individuals. We are passionate about what we do, every one of us care about our customers and their motoring needs.

Directors

Karl White | Managing Director

Karl is the owner of Thame Cars. His secret mantra is “We help people get to where they want to go - in life!”

He believes that buying a car is very challenging, but it doesn’t have to be.

Karl consumes tons of thinking-reading, enjoys music, fine art, good food and is rubbish at surfing!

Nick Allen | Director

Nick is one of our long standing members, having joined the team in 1996. He has a passion for serving people and says there’s nothing better than seeing the joy on a customer’s face when collecting their new car.

Nick enjoys the marketing and advertising side of his work the most and is always looking to implement new technology. Nick is a Tottenham Hotspur fan at heart, and also enjoys playing golf and cooking. He has 3 children who keep him very busy in his spare time.

Sales ​

Leon Ravenhall | Sales Manager

Leon has been in the motor trade since the young age of 17, he even did his work experience in a car garage as a trainee mechanic. He has been lucky to work with some great manufacturers including Vauxhall, Honda and Ford. Leon loves anything to do with a petrol engine, and is a self-proclaimed petrol head. In his spare time Leon enjoys watching movies, eating out and travelling with his friends.  

Peter Hornsey | Senior Sales Executive

Peter has been working at Thame Cars since 2010. When he’s not working he enjoys a round of golf or visiting the cinema. After a busy day at work Peter enjoys nothing more than eating out, he especially enjoys burgers or Thai food. Peter has been fortunate enough to visit America on several occasions, he proposed to his now wife at the Grand Canyon.

Shelim Barik | Sales Executive

Shelim has been in the industry for several years, he started working at Thame Cars in 2015. He really enjoys meeting people every day and never fails to make everyone smile. When he's not at work he spends quality time with his wife and 3 children, he also loves cooking traditional Bengali dishes. He loves his cricket and football and is a big Liverpool fan.

Hadi Saeh | Sales Executive

Hadi joined us in February 2018 with over 10 years' experience in the motor industry. Hadi really likes to meet and help customers as, he has a passion for cars and Motorsports. He spends his spare time with his family and 2 young children who love to keep him busy. Eating out and family holidays are what he enjoys the most. 


Greg Biddle | Trainee Sales Executive

Greg is our newest addition, he has been in the company since June 2019. Greg studied journalism in Bristol and regularly visits his family in Germany. Greg enjoys socialising with friends, his girlfriend and brothers. He also enjoys going to the theatre and acting.

Ruth Beaven | Handover Executive

Ruth joined Thame Cars in 2019. Ruth has many years of customer experience, she is always pleased to see the smile of happy customers as they drive away in their new car. She will look after customers from the point of purchase through to collection and beyond. Ruth enjoys spending time with family and friends, and has been known to climb the odd mountain in her spare time. 

Service 

Scott Price | Operations Manager

Scott started working at Thame Cars in 2014. Scott enjoys seeing his regular customers and meeting new ones daily. Scott has worked in the motor industry for 10 years and says this is honestly his best job so far. He is married and has a dog and two cats, he enjoys long walks at the weekend, DIY and TV box sets, especially House of Cards. An avid Spurs fan at heart he enjoys both watching and playing football.

Natasha Robinson | Customer Contact Manager

Natasha's career started in the motor trade at 16 where, she did an apprenticeship at a Vauxhall dealer and became a vehicle technician. Natasha then went on to become a service advisor. While not at work Natasha enjoys travelling abroad on holiday and experiencing different cultures and foods. Natasha also adores all kinds of animals.     

Philippa Price | Service Advisor

Phillipa became a new addition to the team in May 2016. She loves eating out at restaurants and her favourite food is Chow Mein. Philippa owns two cats and a dog and loves to visit Paris.


Kirsty Sladewski | Service Advisor

Kristy joined our team in 2009 and has loved working here ever since. She enjoys nothing more than a run on a summer evening. Kirsty currently can’t get enough of Italian food. Jamaica is her favourite place as she really likes the beautiful beaches. Jamaica is also where she married Tony in 2015.

Andy Britton | Service Advisor

Andy joined us in June 2016 and has quickly accustomed to the role of a service advisor after spending many years in the workshop. When he's not fixing cars and making sure they work properly he enjoys meeting friends for a drink and playing the occasional game of football.

Harry Gollins | Service Advisor

Harry joined us in May 2017 and is the youngest member of the team.He enjoys interacting with new and existing customers and is a keen football player, and supports Chelsea. Harry also likes chilling on the weekends with friends. Harry is very family oriented and loves to spend time with his younger brother and sister.

David Marsh | Parts Co-ordinator

David joined us in January 2016. He loves running and is a member of a local running club. In his spare time he enjoys reading and general socialising. David's favourite foods are traditional roast dinners and sushi. David is a well-travelled individual and has visited many parts of the globe including Vancouver, San Francisco, Tokyo and Beijing. 

Bradley Jackson | Service Technician

Brad joined us at the start of June 2016 and has fitted in well with the team, he enjoys making friends and working alongside people. In his spare time Brad enjoys watching extreme sports and working on classic cars. Brad is also a keen mountain biker and spends weekends away tearing around the countryside.

Kieron Irwin-Ayre | Service Technicion

Keiron joined us in 2016 and has already made a good impression with his co-workers and customers. He is a big fan of Volkswagen, and likes listening to music. When he's not at work Kieron enjoys looking after his Patterdale Terrier, Tilly. Something people don't know is that he is also a trained chef!!

Chris Mitchell | Service Technician

Chris started at Thame Cars in February of 2017. He has been a technician for over 12 years and brings a wealth of experience with him. Chris enjoys a good Italian, alongside football and rugby. As well as this he also loves motorsports. Chris has a Staffordshire Terrier named Martha.

Melvyn Pratley | Service Technician

Melvyn started at Thame Cars in June of 2017. He has 4 kids and 4 grandchildren. In his free time, Melvyn loves spending time with his family, going for a walk and playing Call of Duty.  

Hire

Joe Cherry | Hire Supervisor

Joe has been with the company since 2016. Joe relishes meeting new customers on a daily basis, either through the service or hire department. Joe enjoys music and is a fanatic Sinatra fan. He also enjoys sports, experimenting with food, psychology, keeping fit and fast cars! 

Vehicle Preparation 

Peter Bowler | Automated Car System Technician & Driver

Pete loves to meet new customers. He also has a love for American Cars, especially Ford Mustangs. Previously Pete worked at Mars for 34 years. His favorite food is a T-bone steak, mushrooms and chips. In a perfect world Pete would love to spend half the year in the Canary Islands. 


Connor Ferguson | Service Driver / Valeter

Connor joined us in January 2019. Connor has a passion for modified cars and his dream car is the Ford Escort MK 1 Mexico. In his free time he enjoys playing football and his favorite food is McDonalds.

Accounts

Michelle Wardle | Finance Team Leader

Michelle has been with us in the accounts department since July 2013. Shelley enjoys playing netball and walking. She also enjoys lots of different foods including Chinese and a good home-made chicken curry with lots of vegetables. She loves her trips to South Africa and closer to home likes to visit the quaint villages and coves of the Dorset countryside. 

Julia Irving | Finance Assistant

Julia joined the finance department in 2016. She has 29 years of experience working in the motor trade accounts. Julia enjoys spending time with her family and friends, minding her grandchildren and days out in the town. Julia loves reading, playing scrabble with her sisters and crosswords.

Angelo Ferrara | Customer Data and Account Support

Angelo started working at Thame Cars on the 9th May 2017. After leaving the Lord Williams School, he went onto College to study Accounts and Computing. Angelo really enjoys working with numbers and being analytical with data. In his free time he enjoys gaming, and his favorite game is Pokemon.

Marketing & PR

Ozge Fletcher | Marketing Executive

Ozge joined the marketing team in 2018. Ozge has lived in four different countries and is from a family of motorsport enthusiasts. She enjoys playing rugby, travelling and meeting new people. Her life moto is "to follow where your heart takes you, and don't let anyone stop you."