Martin Barrow-Starkey

Head of Group Fleet Services, Volkswagen Group United Kingdom

Martin Barrow-Starkey became Head of Group Fleet Services at Volkswagen Group UK on 1 March 2018.

Martin had previously headed the Volkswagen Group Retailer Learning Services team for two years, where he delivered record breaking numbers of apprentices and qualified staff for the Group’s brands nationwide.

In his role, Martin is tasked with moving Group Fleet into a new phase of its development, including implementing the new Demonstrator and Business Centre Contracts and delivering high quality services to the Brand Fleet teams.

A Chartered Electrical Engineer, Martin has a broad range of business and leadership skills gained from 18 years working in multiple industries. He joined Volkswagen Group UK in 2011, carrying out roles as Head of Group Parts Operations and Head of Sales Operations in ŠKODA.

Martin will reports to Alistair Shields, Group Commercial Services Director for the Volkswagen Group

In 2017 Volkswagen Group UK sold 560,934* vehicles across its five brands, more than half of which were fleet sales

*source: SMMT