The Team

We know from our own experience, it's important to know who you're buying from, particularly for such an important acquisition like a car!  Here, you can read all about us.  Of course we'd love to speak to you, so call us on 01233 730260 and find out how we can save you money on your next car or van. We're not shy, so if you want to know more about us please call us or arrange an appointment to see us. We believe our transparency is a key differentiator to our competitors.

 

Paul Isaacs - Managing Director   

I started my career in the motor trade as a trainee mechanic, moving through the ranks of Partsman, Service Manager, Salesman, Sales Manager to General Manager, all within dealerships.
I started Skyfleet in 1996, in a tiny office above a Dry Cleaners in Tenterden High Street. We have built the business steadily over the past 16 years and now have a successful & thriving business, that continues to grow & flourish.
My hobbies include golf and old classic cars and I still like to get my hands dirty from time to time!
My ambition is to guarantee the future success of my business and my staff by being positive, proactive and always thinking one step ahead.

Responsibilities: Keeping the world revolving whilst not forgetting to take the rubbish out on Wednesdays 
Birth Date: 1970 
Drives: BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe
Eats:  Lots - Love Steak and Stilton pie but must be a proper pie with pastry, not bowl with Pastry top 
Drinks: Beer/Cider
Sports teams: Tottenham 
Before Skyfleet:  Mazda 
Likes:  Golf - good company and relaxing with family in Wales 
Listens to:  Muse or any of the Dermot O'Leary live lounge stuff - real music/talent 
Heroes:  Anyone who has succeeded in the face of adversity 
Describes self as: Typical Aries 
Most Famous Sayings: The more you can do - the more you can do! 

 

Toby Mileham - General Manager

I Joined the “Skyfleet Massive” back in 2000, initially on a consultancy basis, working a few days each week and never left! I perform a wide variety of duties for the business, including financial control, organising the day to day business operation, I also have responsibility for our HR requirements and am involved in future planning and strategy.
Prior to joining Skyfleet, my background was primarily finance and banking.
Away from this place, I sing & play the guitar (very badly), in a covers band called The Tragic Mushrooms, I am also a certified RFU  coach & I try to stay fit (well alive at least) by running as often as I can.

Responsibilities:  Pretty much everything that nobody else has listed!
Birth Date: Just about made it into the swinging 60’s
From: Originally an Essex boy, now reside in the picturesque Weald of Kent.
Marital Status: Married with 3 kiddies
Drives: Audi A4 Avant
Eats: Yoghurt, salad cream and maltesers (separately or altogether, not fussed!)
Drinks: Guinness or cuppa tea depending on time of day!
Sports teams: Arsenal, Saracens, Brazilian Ladies Beach Volleyball Squad
Before Skyfleet: Banking, numerous jobs in Finance
Likes: Lot’s of books and a comfy chair – my new i-phone (being a total technophobe this is a major breakthrough!)
Listens to: Noel Gallagher, REM, Blur, most 90’s Britpop & of course the mighty Tragic Mushrooms! 
Heroes: Anyone that puts the wellbeing of others ahead of themselves gets my vote. 
Describes self as: Less grumpy than people think, in fact most days I’m positively chipper!
Most Famous Sayings: I’m not grumpy, I’m just concentrating………

 

Duncan Randall - Sales Manager   

I started my career in the motor trade, by serving a 4 year apprenticeship with the Royal Engineers, as a vehicle fitter. I later joined a Mazda dealership as a salesman, which is where I met Paul. He was putting Skyfleet together at the time and coaxed me away from Mazda to Skyfleet, which is where I have been ever since. 
As Sales Manager, it is my role to ensure that every single sales opportunity is maximised and that the sales executives always have the very best terms and deals to offer to their customers, which is a real challenge that I relish and enjoy.
My hobbies include football (both coaching and playing – I recently got my FA coaching badge) , fishing, music and my Harley!

Responsibilities:  Day to day organising of the sales team and liaising with dealers
Birth Date: 1974
From: Ashford (Kent)
Marital Status: Married 
Drives: BMW 520D SE
Eats: Pretty much anything - very sweet tooth
Drinks: A little!!!! - Strongbow, JD
Sports teams: Aston Villa, London Wasps,
Before Skyfleet: Apprenticeship with REME (Royal Engineers), Doorman, Publican
Likes: Fishing, Football (playing and coaching),Rugby, Reading, Music and much more
Listens to: Foo Fighters, anything acoustic, 
Heroes: My father
Describes self as: A really nice guy once you get to know me.
Most Famous Sayings: Happy days, tell it how it is

Ed Ratcliff - Operations Manager    

I started work at Skyfleet way back in 2004 as an administrator – since then I have worked hard to further improve the IT, our internet presence and the backroom operations, to ensure a fantastic service to our customers.
Outside of the business, I enjoy anything mountain related (skiing, climbing, scrambling- all of which are in short supply in Kent), cycling and getting outdoors generally. Recently I've joined as a volunteer with Kent Search and Rescue- we're available 24/7 to search for vulnerable people in Kent as called on by Kent Police.

Responsibilities: Website, IT, Administration                                                
Birth Date: 1984
From: Oxfordshire
Marital Status: Married
Drives: Mercedes C350e Estate
Eats:  Curry, chocolate, pies, nice breads
Drinks:  Beers, champagne
Before Skyfleet:  A Levels
Likes:  Mountain sports, Cycling, Technology
Listens to: Indie mostly, old and new.
Heroes:  None per-se, plenty of people I look up to however.
Describes self as: Impatient
Most Famous Sayings: What’s the worst that could happen?

 

Bez Cuss - Account Manager

I started my career in sales more years ago than I care to remember and have sold everything you can possibly imagine, from carpets to newspaper advertising space. In a former life I was also a chef and a landscape gardener amongst other things. Having travelled the globe and seen the rest of the world for a few years, I finally settled at Skyfleet back in 2004. When not at my desk selling the best leasing offers money can buy, I enjoy watching films, acting in local theatre productions and riding my shiny new mountain bike.

Responsibilities:   Taking care of existing clients and converting new customers to the benefits of leasing 
Birth Date:  1967 
From:  Tonbridge 
Marital Status:  Single 
Drives: BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe
Eats:   Nando's as often as possible
Drinks:  Bitter and Guinness
Sports teams: Arsenal 
Before Skyfleet:  Catering college, chef, advertising sales 
Likes:  Anything to do with films, mountain biking and photography 
Listens to:  Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Fall Out Boy, Classical and everything  in between!  
Heroes:  Johnny Depp 
Describes self as:  Full of surprises 
Most Famous Sayings: Luck is what happens to you when fate gets tired of waiting.

 

Bryan D’Souza - Account Manager

I joined Skyfleet in July 2007, having spent many year working in the print industry as a print co-ordinator. Prior to print, I worked in London as a professional chef, hence my love of food (especially spice!). I applied for the sales job at Skyfleet because I felt I had all the necessary skills to be successful in a sales environment and have proven year on year that this was the case.
Outside of work my hobbies include martial arts, specifically Jeet Kune Do and Muay Thai, which helps me to keep fit and keep up with my kids.
Responsibilities - An an account manager, to ensure that all my clients and prospective clients are looked after in a professional and friendly manner
Birth Date: 1966 - India. Hyderabad - Secunderabad - This is truly where my roots are hence my love for Spice.
From: Ashford (Kent) - 
Marital Status: Divorced and Happy!
Drives: BMW 5 Series
Eats: Pretty much anything - Being a qualified chef, I love trying different cuisine's
Drinks: A little and rarely - but have been know to let my hair down on the odd occasion 
Sports - Loves watching international cricket! But mainly keeps fit by practicing the martial arts Jeet Kune Do and Muay Thai - keeps this 46 year old on his toes.
Before Skyfleet: Diplomas in Printing and previous to that acquired my catering qualifications ( 706/1 706/2 and 706/3 ) working in London.
Likes: Different Cuisine's - cooking and eating! Loves practicing my martial arts 2 -3 times a week - Spend the rest of my free time with my kids.
Listens to: Again variety is king!  I love country and the blues but then I am also in touch with the more upto date music thanks to my kids
Heroes - Love the teachings of Bruce Lee and Mohammad Ali - Somehow their words and relate to my lifestyle.
Describes self as: One of life's good guys!
Most Famous Sayings: Adapt to what life offers you and the rest falls in place.

 

Mike Reoch - Account Manager


I joined Skyfleet back in 2005, having spent the 5 years prior to that, working  with another leasing broker in the area. Most of my working life has been involved in some form of finance, with the last 14 years being a combination of finance and vehicles.
Having been married for over half my life (and yes, it is with the same woman) and having 4 children, it does not leave much time for anything else. However, in the few quiet moments life offers me, I enjoy dabbling with a bit of DIY and any pursuits which involve the whole family. I enjoy camping and getting away from it all – a simple life and good food will keep me happy!

Birth Date: 1965
Marital Status: Married 
Drives: Citroen Cactus
Eats: Almost Anything
Drinks: rarely - enjoy a good single malt, quality not quantity
Before Skyfleet: Car leasing and finance, Banking
Likes: DIY, Family pursuits
Listens to: Varied - Classical to Punk and New Wave  


Ryan Brock - Account Manager

I was previously a Customer Service Manager for Argos, working in three stores across Kent. After a long period in retail, I decided to turn my hand to something different. With a huge interest in cars already, when the job came up at Skyfleet it was like a dream come true. I am looking forward to the future with Skyfleet, and becoming a successful Account Manager within the business.
Outside of work, I try to do as much as I can with my wife and two boys. We enjoy going to the cinema, pantomime, the beach and anywhere stories can be told about the world. I also enjoy studying the latest scientific research on sports performance and nutrition, and as a family we love watching strongman events.

Birth date: 1987
From: Folkestone
Marital Status: Married
Drives: Ford Focus ST3
Eats: Pretty much anything, salad cream goes with most foods
Drinks: Mostly just water, odd Jack Daniels or Disaronno
Sports Teams: Chelsea, Wasps
Before Skyfleet: Argos, Fitness First and other retail outlets
Likes: Football, F1, Boxing, MMA, Strongman, Vikings
Listens to: Drum and Bass, Hip Hop, Skater Punk
Heroes: John Terry, Clark Kent, Bruce Lee
Most Famous Sayings: Chasing the dream, not the competition

 

Donna Jones - Sales Administrator

Have had various jobs in the past, mainly sales orientated, but more recently in Print as a Project Manager.  I joined Skyfleet end of February 2014 after a bit of a sabatical as a Sales Adminstrator.  Still finding my feet but looks like I’ll be kept more than occupied.  Outside of Skyflleet, I like the cinema, food and drinking with family and friends.  Both my kids are currently at University, but we have a new puppy so that is helping ease the pain of the kids not being at home.  I am also a qualified nail technician, needless to say I spend a lot of spare time doing nails for friends and family.

Responsibilities:  Administration
Birth Date: 1968
From: Ashford
Marital Status: Married
Drives: BMW 1 Series
Eats:  Almost anything, not fussy at all.  Love spicy food.
Drinks:  Sauvignon Blanc
Sports teams: Arsenal
Before Skyfleet:  Project Manager STI Line Ltd
Likes: cooking, going to the cinema, country walks, handbags and shoes. 
Listens to: Stereophonics, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Ben Howard, London Grammar
Heroes: Positive people
Describes self as: young at heart
Most Famous Sayings: If it ain’t broke don’t fix it!

 

Pablo Cayuela - Account Manager

Two years in and still one of the latest additions to the Skyfleet crew I’ve settled in nicely to a very warm and friendly working environment. Having achieved some fantastic goals in Sales for many years I felt I could bring that experience into Vehicle leasing which seems to be working out very well so far! I’m looking forward to a long career in Skyfleet where I can help grow the business into even more of a success. As a newly married family man I love spending time with my wife and son and enjoying all of the fantastic sights the world has to offer. I love music and am currently the lead singer of our Church band in Ashford where I also help with running the kids club on Sundays. In my spare time I love a game of golf, squash, table tennis, badminton and tennis.

Birth date: 1981
From: Woodchurch (Kent)
Marital Status: Married
Drives: BMW 330e M Sport
Eats: Meat (ideally barbequed)
Drinks: Not a big drinker, odd glass of wine or a nice glass of cider or Pimms on a summers day
Sports Teams: Not really interested in watching, only playing!
Before Skyfleet: Sales, Business Development and Graphic Design
Likes: Family time, Church time and movie time.
Listens to: Citizens & Saints, Rivers & Robots, Kings Village, Dustin Kensrue, Gungor
Heroes: Jesus
Most Famous Sayings: By perseverance the snail reached the ark

Russell France - Account Manager

I started in April 2015. Having spent many years in dealerships it was time for a change and working at Skyfleet allows me to utilise my experience in a different environment. Most of my newly found free time (weekends off is still a novelty!) is spent with my dogs, working on our new house or travelling the country visiting family.

Birth date: 1979
From: Folkestone
Marital Status: As good as
Drives: BMW 3 Series Saloon
Eats: I love food. Thai, Mexican, Italian, Indian, English, BBQ. You name it. I even dabble with vegetarian options from time to time.
Drinks: Green Tea…… and a little Beer, Rum, Jack Daniels, G&T……..
Before Skyfleet: Vauxhall then MINI Retail sales.
Likes: The usual things: Music, Travel, Cooking (and eating). 
Listens to: Anything Indie, Punk, Rock. 90s Britpop works but also lots of US and Scandinavian bands.
Heroes – Dave Grohl is a bit of a legend right!?!?!? The Dalai Lama speaks a lot of sense.
Describes self as: A secret Hippy
Most Famous Sayings: “the thing is

 

 

Debbie Wilson- Account Manager

I joined Skyfleet as an Account Manager after many years in sales, most of which was spent in the recruitment industry. I love my role here and the team, who are really helpful and supportive. It’s a great place to work and cheesy as it sounds, I do enjoy coming to work every day!
Birth Date: A lady never reveals her age!
Lives: Ashford, Kent, originally from London.
Marital Status: Living with my partner of 15 years and our 12 year old Son
Eats: Most things, although dieting right now so not getting my chocolate fix
Drinks: Partial to the odd Bacardi or two
Before Skyfleet: Receptionist, Dispensing Optician, Insurance sales, Publican, Recruitment sales.
Likes: Horse riding, watching a good movie with my boys, eating out when we can.
Listens to: All music, apart from modern jazz...what's that all about?!
Heroes: My Mum and Dad
Describes self as: True to my star sign a typical Leo, fiercely loyal to my friends and family and I don't suffer fools gladly.
Famous Saying: You never fail until you stop trying!