Our People

Zenith's board of Directors have extensive experience in leading innovative and dynamic businesses within the automotive industry. They are supported by an outstanding senior management team to drive real value for customers and shareholders and meet the Group's strategic objectives.

Tim Buchan

Chief Executive Officer

Tim manages the corporate direction and strategy for Zenith and is responsible for directing our proposition, our leadership team, our innovative approach and our new business growth. Under Tim’s leadership Zenith has moved 24 places up the Fleet News 50 list of top leasing and fleet management companies, led the company to the successful integration of Zenith and Leasedrive, introduced the organisation into a European market and propelled the company to being placed in The Sunday Times Top 100 companies to work for.

Tim Buchan Chief Executive Officer Zenith

Mark Phillips

Chief Financial Officer

Mark has overall responsibility for the finance functions within Zenith. He also leads our risk management, treasury and legal teams. Since joining Zenith in 1998, Mark has been instrumental in designing, managing and implementing the securitisation facilities used by the group.

Mark Phillips Chief Financial Officer Zenith

Rob Butler

Finance Director

Rob develops and delivers financial plans that are aligned to Zenith’s strategy to help us achieve our business objectives. He is motivated by seeing his team make a difference and have a genuine impact on business results. His team also deliver projects that create real value and improve service to our customers.

Rob Butler Finance Director Zenith

Mark Connor

Operations Director

Mark manages Zenith’s extensive operations offering and ensures that his team delivers maximum value through all in-life driver touch points. He is constantly looking to improve the customer experience for our drivers through innovation and successful management of both our in-house processes and our dedicated supply chain. Mark is motivated by getting things right and seeing his team add value to the overall Zenith proposition by finding new ways of doing things and keeping ahead of the competition.

Mark Connor Operations Director Zenith

Ian Gibson

Chief Information Officer

Ian devises and delivers the strategy for Zenith’s systems and IT services. He is responsible for finding the right solutions for our customers and driving new technology developments that deliver on our values. Ian also leads the business change and transformation teams, providing a best-in-class programme of change management for internal and customer initiatives.

Ian Gibson

Robert Kingdom

Director of White Label Solutions

Robert is responsible for developing Zenith’s white label proposition. He works with financial services and vehicle manufacturer brands to provide a full service leasing and fleet management solution. His team provides a cost-effective way for partners to add leasing products to their portfolio under their own brand, with the benefit of Zenith’s award-winning people, processes and systems.

Robert Kingdom

Andrew Kirby

Rental Management Director

Andrew looks after Zenith’s rental team, utilising our wide rental network and strong supplier relationships to meet all the requirements of our customers. He has a restless ambition to evolve our rental proposition and approaches his role with a can-do attitude. To get the best out of his team, Andrew encourages them to think differently and work flexibly to deliver exceptional customer service.

Andrew Kirby

Ian Hughes

Managing Director

Ian is responsible for Zenith’s award-winning approach to account management and driving all areas of our customer proposition; from our industry-leading management systems, through to our highly respected brand. He strives to ensure that Zenith stays ahead of the competition by continually delivering innovative and sophisticated solutions for our customers.

Ian Hughes

Dominic Moran

Commercial Director - Corporate

Dominic leads Zenith’s corporate commercial function. With over 20 years’ experience in the leasing industry, he has driven many strategic projects and managed the relationships with some of our biggest corporate accounts.

Dominic Moran

Martin Jenkins

Group Business Development & Strategy Director

Martin has overall responsibility for all new business across the Zenith group from cars and vans through to HGVs and specialist vehicles and for our aligning the resources of our business to deliver this unique capability to the market. Martin brings nearly 30 years of professional services and leadership experience with Deloitte where he specialised in providing strategic and corporate finance advice to dynamic growing businesses, including for Zenith for whom he acted for over fifteen years before joining the leadership team here in early 2018. His role at Zenith also encompasses strategy and corporate development including M&A.


Patrick Rawnsley

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

Patrick is proud to lead the legal and compliance function across the Group’s activities and to advise the board of directors. He brings 30 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer, both in private practice and in public companies. Patrick ensures that the Zenith team and its external legal partners remain constantly aligned to the Group’s objectives. Our teams work with agility to secure new business and to support the ongoing needs of both our valued customers and our regulators at the FCA.

Patrick Rawnsley

Max Turner

Customer Service Director

Max leads Zenith’s Account Management teams across our three sites and is responsible for the delivery of our award-winning Customer Experience. Passionate for the delivery of exceptional customer service and tirelessly placing the voice of the customer at the heart of everything we do.

Max Turner

Marisa Waddington

HR Director

Marisa manages HR and development at Zenith. She strives to make sure that her team work as an integral part of the business and is actively involved in Zenith’s operational and strategic direction. She is passionate about engagement and approaches work in a pragmatic way with the commercial direction of the business at the forefront of her decision making process.

Marisa Jerrison

Andy Wolff

Sales Director

Andy is the driving force behind new business at Zenith. His team manages the entire sales journey, from identifying perfect partners and building relationships right through to the seamless implementation of new schemes. Andy joined Zenith as a graduate and was appointed onto the operating board before the age of 30. He is passionate about delivering sales results and ensuring that more businesses can experience the world-class Zenith leasing experience.

Andy Wolff
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