Meet the team

Meet the team

Meet the people behind Derby Trade Cars

Simon

SIMON SKOMINAS CAE MIMI
Director

Simon started his career as a Motor Technician with Audi and continued his further education in the motor industry which resulted in Simon becoming a Technical Instructor, he has worked with some of the most prestigious brands in the motor industry, he spent a split 10 year period working with Bentley, Jaguar, Land Rover and Aston Martin.

It was working with these brands that has instilled the experience and skills that these prestigious brands demand.

After gaining this invaluable experience and excellent contacts within the sports and prestige markets Simon decided to set up his own prestigious car dealership with his business partner Andrew.

Simon's role within the company is to constantly supply the business with high quality vehicles that stand out from the "usual car dealership" Simon uses his experience and vast contacts to source these quality vehicles whilst ensuring the prices are also unbeatable.

Andrew

ANDREW NIGHTINGALE
Director

After leaving school, studied for 2 years doing a BTEC ONC and then a HNC Motor Vehicle Management Course.

Completed 6 years at a Mercedes Benz Car and Commercial Dealership.

Followed by 5 years at a VAG Dealership covering both Audi and Volkswagen.

A Further 5 years Running a Vehicle Private Hire Business,

Before joining Simon and starting Derby Trade Cars Ltd in 2006.

Andrew today oversees all the quality control aspects which includes managing the body and mechanical preparation of the quality vehicles on sale at derby trade cars

Andrew also manages the comprehensive finance packages Derby Trade Cars offers.

Tom

TOM HANSON
Salesman

Tom has over 16 years experience within the motor trade working for many prestige brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Land Rover, Volkswagen & Toyota. Working within the sales teams and as a business manager he has a wealth of knowledge and a great understanding of finance packages available to maximise your buying experience.

Tom has a real passion for all motor sports including Formula 1 and Moto GP as well as attending Regular Track days himself.

Along with keeping fit and spending time at his local Gym , there is nothing more important than spending time socialising with friends and family.

Megan

MEGAN EDMONDS
Office Manager

Megan graduated from further education to follow her dreams of working within the motor industry, she now manages the day to day running of the office which includes the advertising of all the vehicles across the 11 advertising agents and Megan manages all social media Derby Trade Cars utilise, Megan has recently achieved a NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Business Administration, Level 4 Photography course and is now engaging in a Vehicle Management course.