Welcome to Our Family

At Autovista Group, we provide trusted pricing and specification insights for Europe’s automotive decision-makers.

We combine human intelligence with data and technology to give our clients an independent, 360⁰ view of the market, helping them to answer key questions; how to price, how, when and where to sell, and how to manage risk.

Autovista, Eurotax, Glass's, Rødboka, and Schwacke are our highly-respected, market-leading brands. Each of these combines unrivalled automotive experience with cutting-edge systems and best-in-class data, allowing our expert analysts to provide customers with business-critical industry intelligence.

Deploying our experts’ specialist skills, our depth, precision, geographical reach and data science, we help our clients solve the problems of today and explore the opportunities of tomorrow. Together, we are shaping the future of global mobility.

Our Leadership

Giles has a track record of driving commercial success and developing high performance teams. Before joining Autovista Group in 2015, Giles was COO for the Business Intelligence division of Informa plc. His experience includes leading international technology, client retention and finance teams and responsibility for commercial roles across complex industries such as pharmaceuticals, maritime, transport, law and financial services. He has driven high-profile international projects including outsourcing, ERP implementations, and major acquisitions. Prior to Informa, Giles held a variety of finance and operational roles with News Corp UK.

Giles Catron

Chief Finance & Strategy Officer

With 30 years' experience in media and business information, Lindsey has worked in diverse, global environments and has considerable experience building quality, digital subscription businesses in complex commercial sectors. Prior to joining Autovista Group in 2014, Lindsey was CEO for Informa's Business Intelligence division, managing across a range of formats and markets. Her expertise includes moving legacy print businesses to digital with a specific focus on successful cultural change. She has led 20 acquisitions worth over £1.5bn - many of them across several jurisdictions.

Lindsey Roberts


Paul Dunkley is one of the most successful and highly-regarded entrepreneurs involved in the automotive sector. Paul led the Management Buy-Out of Camden Motors Limited from Barclays Bank PLC in 1996 and has successfully led the growth of a number of outstanding businesses including Allen Ford (UK) Limited, Car Shops Limited and Camden Ventures Limited.

Paul Dunkley


Kelly joined Autovista Group in 2015. She has 25 years’ B2B media experience and more than 10 years as MD of high-margin international businesses where she specialised in acquisition integrations and building performance-driven, agile teams that are fully aligned to the company’s commercial objectives. 

Kelly Furneaux

Chief People Officer

Ben has worked in tax for more than 18 years and has a broad range of experience including treasury, legal, pensions and property. His previous roles were typically working with small teams at a senior level across various sectors including manufacturing, logistics, product-testing and international tax. 

Ben Smith

Director of Tax & Treasury

Laurence is responsible for leading the legal team in the provision of expert advice and guidance on legal matters, managing legal risk and ensuring compliance with laws and other requirements, and protecting our brands and other intellectual property. His role includes being a trusted advisor, managing legal risk, anticipating problems and issues in the business before they arise and helping ensure that activities are aligned with our commercial and strategic objectives.

Laurence Jacobson

General Counsel

Our Management

Dirk-Marco joined Autovista Group in 2014. He has 23 years of sales, marketing, Fleet Management, NPD and operations experience in local markets as well on an international level across the automotive industry including with BMW, Ford and PSA Peugeot/Citroen/DS.

Dirk-Marco Adams

Chief Sales Officer and Group Regional MD - West and South Europe

Simon joined Autovista Group in 2016. He has 20 years’ experience in technology and infrastructure roles providing B2B IT and platform solutions.

Simon Edwards

Group Technical Services Director

Samuel has in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in providing specification and valuation data that is aligned to customer needs and he is a highly-respected, industry-leading expert on WLTP (Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicles Test Procedure).

Samuel Keates

Chief Content Officer

Kirstin has more than 25 years of experience in B2B, consumer, media relations, crisis management and both internal and external communications for business intelligence publishing across a wide range of industries including shipping, healthcare, telecoms, consumer, finance and automotive.

Kirstin Stocker

Communications Director

Chris is responsible for a broad range of corporate governance, risk, and compliance activities from ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information owned or entrusted to the Group to developing our GRC management processes and leading our commercial legal function.

Chris Angel

Chief Risk Officer

Sue is responsible for supporting our customers' transition from print to digital, managing the roll-out of standardised best-of-breed products, and building a proficient and effective Group standard for Customer Experience and Service.

Sue Rattray

Group Director, Central Sales - Marketing and Customer Management

A thought leader whose opinions are highly regarded in the automotive industry and beyond. As our Group Chief Economist, Christof looks out for current and emerging trends in the automotive and adjacent industries and puts them into context for our customers and us.  Follow Christof on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Dr Christof Engelskirchen

Chief Economist

Jon has 22 years of experience in technology and cyber security, learning and adapting to an ever-changing threat landscape. His outstanding GRC training content is delivered across Autovista Group where he is also key in implementing our Business Continuity plans and management system, deeper integration of security standards within our technology and development processes, and streamlining our R&C processes.

Jon Winterburn

Chief Information Security Officer

James helps the business make informed decisions through the provision of insights in areas including customer KPIs, sales effectiveness, pricing, and commercial reviews.  His focus is on the continuous improvement of existing reporting capabilities, increasing reporting scope and delivery speed, reviewing existing and future commercial relationships with customers and partners, and supporting key strategic initiatives.

James Hill

Director of Strategic Commercial Analysis

Graeme joined Autovista Group in 2015. He has 20 years’ experience in finance, planning and senior business analysis roles in media firms including EMAP & Informa. His forte is his extensive knowledge of business systems and how their use can provide critical benefits in driving performance through reporting and analytics.

Graeme Mitchell

Finance Director – Strategic Planning & Analysis

Nicola joined Autovista Group in 2016. She has 23 years’ experience in B2B publishing and extensive expertise in digital NPD and customer research and has been instrumental in the launch of a significant number of game-changing digital products.

Nicola Whyke

Chief Product Officer

Walter joined Autovista Group in 1987. He has an MBA in Corporate Governance & Management and is a senior IT and Operations Director with extensive international leadership and IT management experience; strong implementation and supply-chain management skills; and exceptional strength in stakeholder management.

Walter Steinhauser

Chief Technology Officer

Tom joined Autovista Group in 2013. He has extensive financial management experience in the media sector including full financial management across P&L, balance sheet and cash flow.

Tom Ovenden

Group Finance Director

Steve joined Autovista Group in 2016 and has extensive experience in B2B and tech publishing. As CEO of Ovum, Steve led the merger with Informa Telecoms to create the world’s leading telecoms industry analyst firm.

Steve Hotham

Chief Digital Officer

Martin joined Autovista Group in 1988. He is highly respected in the automotive industry and has outstanding relationships with all of the key players in his markets.

Martin Novak

Group Regional Managing Director - Austria, Switzerland and CEE

Thorsten joined Autovista Group in 2011. He has 18 years of cross-sector industry experience, excellent industry contacts, and is highly-regarded and influential in the German automotive market.

Thorsten Barg

Group Regional Managing Director - Germany, UK, Nordics, Australia and CTM