Passionate about fitness, cooking, football, rugby and running, Giles is highly experienced in B2B sales, having joined Grosvenor Leasing in 1997.
After an initial spell at Grosvenor, he then spent 7 years working for other leading automotive brands. At Pendragon Contracts, a large dealer group that also owns a vehicle leasing company, he was responsible for new business and building dealer referral channels.
He then became regional manager for Alphabet GB, one of the UK’s largest contract hire and fleet management businesses, owned by BMW.
At ALD, another major fleet specialist and a bank-owned leasing company, he was instrumental in building a branded ‘Vauxhall Leasing’ product, working with their dealer network.
He returned to Grosvenor Leasing in September 2011 as head of corporate finance, and is responsible for new business opportunities, setting up their dealer referral channel, manufacturer introduced business and broker relationships.
As an avid networker, he is recognised across the fleet industry and highly respected for his longstanding expertise in B2B sales and customer relations. Through his personal interests, he is also well-known as someone who is an active participant in Northamptonshire’s sporting and social circles.