Vanarama is a multi-award-winning commercial, personal and electric vehicle leasing company established by CEO Andy Alderson in 2004 . Now employing more than 230 people from its headquarters in Hertfordshire and remotely across the country, the brand has grown into a leader in the vehicle leasing sector. Throughout, this growth has been driven by Vanarama’s commitment put the customer experience at the heart of all its activities. Investing heavily in industry-leading customer service has been a major part of its formula for success.
Through its easy-to-use site – vanarama.com – the brand currently leases more than 51,000 vehicles to over 40,000 customers across the UK. The company has also been confirmed as a Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work for in the UK in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Vanarama is also is a member of the Institute of Customer Service and was awarded a Service Mark with distinction in 2017.
More recently Vanarama won 5 gold awards at the UK CX Awards 2020 for their online customer experience as well as for putting their customers and employees first during the Covid pandemic.
Mark Nichol – Head Of Car Content
Mark Nichol is Vanarama’s video presenter and Car Content Editor. A car journalist since 2007, when he was coaxed away from his degree course by Auto Express, Mark has spent the last 14 years creating written and video content for a huge range of magazines, national newspapers and websites. They include The Sun, The Guardian, The Independent, Yahoo, AOL, Top Gear, Carbuyer, Car Magazine and Honest John. Mark’s car video content has twice won recognition at the prestigious Newspress car industry awards, ahead of the likes of Top Gear and Carwow.
Matt Robinson - Car Web Editor
Matt Robinson is an experienced motoring journalist who has been working in the industry since 2003. In that time, he has test-driven thousands of different cars, including many of the latest wave of electric vehicles (EVs) which form the future of personal transportation. He has written for outlets including Autocar, Auto Express, Auto Trader, BBC Top Gear Magazine, CAR, The Sun, The Telegraph, Evo, Parkers and more, and has a wealth of knowledge on most vehicles built from the 1970s onwards – from the smallest, most affordable city runarounds, right up to supercars and high-end luxury machines.