Chris is an instantly recognisable and respected Industry figure. Having spent many years leading and inspiring Remarketing teams in both Prime and Sub-Prime Contract Hire and Leasing vehicle fleets with the likes of Automotive Leasing (LeasePlan) and Duncton PLC (now MoneyBarn). He moved over to the Construction and Agricultural arena with IronPlanet, a American based Global On-Line auction business where he was instrumental in building and developing the European arm. He then led Volvo GB's entire Used Construction Equipment Operation, culminating in opening a unique and dedicated National facility based in the Midlands. He also developed a robust business model that reduced risk and significantly increased profitability. Latterly he was contracted to Lead a Home Office Integrated Transport project to help align the complex vehicle Fleet and maintenance of Sussex and Surrey Police with Surrey Police, East Sussex and West Sussex Fire and Rescue Services and SECAmb (South East Coast Ambulance Service).
As a vocal member of the VRA - (Vehicle Remarketing Association www.thevra.co.uk ) and Fleet Europe (www.fleeteurope.com) he is always in the forefront of the Industry and Networking with the leaders of organisations involved in the handling, preparation, and sale of more than millions of used cars, vans, and trucks every year.
He set up Griffin and Griffin Consulting to use his enviable experience and skills to help businesses and Fleet Operators with all aspects of Used Vehicle Remarketing and Business Management to achieve the high standards of efficiency, cost control and professionalism that he has proven is the key to successful Fleet Management and Remarketing - no matter the asset type.