PR Team

Toyota Press Team (Media Enquiries Only)

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James Clark

Senior Manager, Press Relations

Direct Dial: 01737367919
Mobile:07885 776664
Email Address:

Former journalist James spends his days managing PR for Toyota and Lexus in the UK before returning to the garage, his natural habitat, where he’s happiest taking cars and motorcycles apart and then wondering why they won’t go back together again.

Kerry Sainsbury

Manager, PR Operations

Mobile:07391 384746

Kerry has responsibility for masterminding the smooth organisation of Toyota and Lexus media events and ensuring that the brands’ media websites provide accurate, up-to-the-minute information and resources. She joined the team in an internal Toyota (GB) move in August 2021, having previously worked in the company’s social media, internal communications and network support, product marketing and digital marketing departments. Her latest role reunites her with the PR team where she began her automotive career as student intern in 2011.

David Rogers

Principal Press Officer

Direct Dial:01737 367224
Mobile:07825 280608

David joined Toyota after leading PR for two major motorcycle brands in the UK. Prior to those roles he headed up consumer engagement and PR activities for The Motor Ombudsman within The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), a role which gives him great insight into the wider issues affecting automotive and mobility companies.

David Crouch

Senior Press Officer

Direct Dial:01737 367505
Mobile:07909 900 085

After David’s secondment to the social media team, he returned to the Toyota GB press office in 2016. With his specialist subjects being motorsport, fleet and commercial vehicles, don’t hesitate to contact him with any queries.

Graham Bothamley

Manager, Press Fleet

Direct Dial:01737 367368
Mobile:07500 975489

The man in charge of one of the largest fleets of press vehicles in the country, Graham is the “key” contact for any media wanting to get behind the wheel of our current and heritage models. He is also responsible for the smooth running of our press fleet facility near Gatwick.

Stilyana Podmolova

PR Events Officer

Mobile:07541 256427

Stily is no stranger to Toyota as she made her debut in the press office on a one-year student placement in 2014-15. She is working closely with Kerry on managing and delivering Toyota and Lexus product launches and events for the UK media.

Millie Cova

Press Assistant

Direct Dial:01737 367495

Millie has joined us following the second year of her degree course at University of Bath. Since starting in July 2021, she has been supporting the team with a myriad of tasks in the PR department and learning who does what, what goes where and when.

Emma Smith

Press Office Co-ordinator

Direct Dial:07956354565

Since joining the team as office co-ordinator in 2021, Emma has quickly discovered how 12 years working with youngsters in schools was perfect preparation for day-to-day organisation of the PR team. While applying meticulous organisational skills to keep the department running smoothly, she’s also enjoying her introduction to the world of cars and the media.  

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