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.

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 over 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.     

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.

Bradley Jackson | Service Technician

Brad joined us at the start of June 2016, 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.

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.

Hire

Tim Aris

Tim Aris | Hire Manager

Tim joined Thame Hire in March 2020. He has been working in Rental since 2015 after leaving school.

Tim is always excited to see new vehicles on our fleet! He loves meeting new people and seeing customers happy with their vehicle. Tim plays football once a week with a five a side team. He also enjoys exploring new places in the UK and abroad.

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. 

Pete's 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.


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 over 30 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.

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 "Follow where your heart takes you, and don't let anyone stop you."