Fleet risk and safety management specialist, Fleet Source, has appointed an eight-strong team to form a dedicated ‘Innovations Group’, demonstrating its commitment to technological development, innovation and growth.
Steve Steele has been appointed as Director of Innovation, bringing over 30 years of transport experience in both private and public sectors. A natural innovator with extensive experience in urban freight logistics, policy and programmes, Steve joins from transport pollution reduction specialist, EMSOL, which he co-founded and where he was Director and Chief Operation Officer. Prior to that, Steve spent nearly 15 years at Transport for London where he developed several ground-breaking initiatives including being the original thought leader and architect of the FORS accreditation scheme.
Steve’s new role will see him head the Innovations Group tasked with identifying and developing innovative products and services and expanding into new sectors and international markets. He will also oversee the development of new initiatives that will further enhance customer experience and satisfaction.
He comments: “I’m passionate about driving the uptake of best practice within the freight and fleet industry and I’m confident that I can help Fleet Source remain at the forefront of customer-led innovation.”
Steve will be joined by Head of Innovation Delivery, Gareth Fussell, who has spent the last 19 years working in the rail transport sector. Gareth is an experienced project manager, with extensive contract and programme delivery skills and expertise in the management of regulatory and compliance requirements. He will be responsible for leading and managing all innovation delivery programmes and will support the development of a company-wide innovation culture.
Gareth Fussell added: “I’m delighted to be joining Fleet Source, one of the most progressive providers in the industry. I am looking forward to mapping out and delivering an exciting innovative future for the business.”
Fleet Source CEO, Nick Caesari, said:
“Steve and Gareth join Fleet Source at a very exciting time as we roll out innovative training programmes and utilise our auditing expertise to support data driven decisions and initiatives. We’re confident that under Steve’s guidance, the team will see the diversification and expansion of our product portfolio and entry into new international markets.”