Robert Wastell

Associate Consultant

  • Extensive experience in consultancy, as a Managing Director and board member
  • A recognised industry leader and innovator
  • Extremely knowledgeable re evolving industry trends, themes and wider dynamics including digital, mobility, automation and electrification/alternate powertrains.
  • A former Managing Director of Hitachi Capital Car Solutions and creator of Comparecontracthire.com - the UK’s first contract hire price comparison site
  • Extensive experience with UK top ten leasing compaies
  • Recent consultancy assignments include helping the launch of a new electric vehicle leasing business and working on the prospective sale of a top 50 UK leasing company. 

Industry experience

  • Automotive OEMs
  • Automotive finance
  • Automotive full-service leasing and fleet
  • Automotive dealerships

Consulting expertise

  • Strategic consultancy
  • Research and insights
  • Business transformation
  • Team development and leadership

Robert is a key Associate Consultant with a wide ranging and impressive track record in the automotive industry. 

With over 30 years of experience, and a board level background, he is a strategic thinker and innovator who has held senior positions and led large scale initiatives across Fleet, Leasing and new-start Digital organisations.

"I enjoy motivating and leading people and teams to fulfil their utmost potential. Shaping, building and optimising organisations is what I do - I am extremely customer focussed."