Toomey Account Managers

To help you to get to know your account managers here at Toomey, we have provided you with some short biographies. These are designed to demonstrate the experience and expertise that we have in the business car leasing and fleet management industry.

Chris Proudman - Account Manager

Chris has been in a sales role for his entire working life and so has a wealth of experience. Having worked for Toomey Leasing for over 13 years, Chris is the longest serving member of Toomey Leasing Sales team.  Chris hobbies include gardening and golf.

Dave Appleyard - Business Development Consultant

Dave has been in fleet and leasing for approximately 5 years dealing with SME and large companies.  Dave’s background is the motor trade having been in the industry for 16 years. Hobbies include Carp fishing, Poker, and following the local stand-up comedy scene

Paul Hollamby - Sales Team Leader (Derby)

Paul has been the Sales Team Leader (Derby) since Jan 15 whilst continuing as an Account manager with a portfolio of clients.  Paul has been with Toomey Leasing for over five years.  Prior to Toomey, Paul worked in Corporate sales within a Honda dealership for 5 years in retail sales for 3 including supplying Toomey Leasing for 2 years on fleet for the same dealership group. Outside interests Father to two teenage girls, which includes playing taxi driver to them and their friends!

Lee Eyes - Sales Manager (Chester)

When joining Toomey Leasing in 2003 at the Chester office, Lee was tasked with managing all existing clients and generating new business which he is still do today some 12 years on. Lee has over 10 years experience in the leasing industry from all sides of the business which helps him understand his clients needs.

Paul Nash - Business Development Consultant

Paul is employed as a Business Development Consultant looking to secure new business and develop accounts going forward. Paul has a wide variety of experience across the vehicle leasing industry, including fleet management , telematics, credit hire and fuel cards. His Background prior to Toomey Leasing was in a number of roles including Sales Management, new business development and Account Management.


Alex Barnetson - Business Development Consultant

Alex joined Toomey in June 2015. His 20+ years’ experience within financial services industry have taken him from office equipment leasing to vehicle leasing, having worked for blue chip companies. Alex has worked at both the back and front end of businesses within debt & asset recovery through to sales and business development. He is proactive, a strong client relationship builder delivering high levels of client support. Alex is a family man, he has two teenage children. His interests include swimming, golf and supporting the MK Dons.

Chris Kirby - Business Development Consultant

Chris is a very experienced Account Manager having work in  Financial Services for 24 years. Roles include Advising, Business Development, Marketing and Account Management. After serving his time in the Financial Services arena, Chris took up his position with the Toomey team in Basildon. Chris is also a keen golfer and is the current President of Southend on Sea Golf Club.

Andy James - New Business Development Consultant

Andrew is a very experienced business development consultant working in the wholesale cash and carry industry for the last 23 years. Roles include cold calling, account management, credit control and arranging client events. Andrew’s outside interests include reading, football and socialising .

Gary Evans - Business Development Consultant

Gary has spent 22 years working within both the F&I and Motor sectors and joins Toomey bringing his knowledge and experience from all different aspects of the industry. His background prior to Toomey was in a number of roles including account management and business development within the motor finance arena and more recently working in Corporate Sales for the Lexus and Toyota brands. Gary’s outside interests mainly revolve around sport and football, and he is a keen Liverpool FC fan, whereas his two sons both support Chelsea!



Daivik Sicotra - Business Development Consultant

Daivik joined Toomey Leasing Group in July 2017 after recently graduating from the University of Plymouth.  Daivik has a great understanding of the automotive industry and a general love for cars. He especially enjoys keeping up with the new trends and technology vehicles now have in this modern age of driving.  His goal is to develop new business as well as maintain and current accounts through an excellent personal service.  Outside interests: Daivik is a keen swimmer and enjoys watching the Leicester Tigers play when they’re playing well!

Liam Stone - Business Development Manager

Liam joined Toomey Leasing Group in July 2019 after graduating from the University of Derby with a degree in Business. Liam has a passion for cars and enjoys sharing his knowledge with customers to provide them sound and professional advice. Liam is heavily focused on developing new business opportunities for Toomey Leasing Group through an exceptional personal service. Away from work, Liam is a keen cricketer and enjoys the rollercoaster ride of being an Aston Villa fan!