James Onions

James is the Managing Director of AutoTech Communications and is responsible for all commercial aspects. James has held commercial automotive aftermarket roles, managing marketing, business development and customer services, covering parts and equipment suppliers as well as national motor factors.

An up-to-date knowledge of the UK automotive aftermarket, alongside established trade and motoring media connections, help to add value to your communications activities.

Mike Ruff

Mike joined as the Editor of Garage Wire in March 2015 – a role he combines with PR and copywriting at AutoTech. Since graduating from The University of Chester in 2013 with a BA Hons Journalism degree, Mike has worked as a copywriter, producing multi-media content for a wide range of B2B and B2C clients, before joining the AutoTech team.

Kate Thompson

Kate is AutoTech’s PR Account Manager – and is the newest addition to the team having joined in December 2015. Kate graduated from The University of Wolverhampton in 2002 with a BA Hons English degree. Following her graduation, Kate spent nearly 9 years as Senior Press Officer at International Motors Ltd – managing prestige brands including Subaru – before making the transition to agency PR in 2012 and gaining experience working with clients from a wide spectrum of industries.