Our Team

MEET THE TEAM

BVR Automotive was established by Dave Beaver at the start of 2009 after more than a decade working within the Volkswagen Group main dealer network. Between them, the staff at BVR Automotive have a wealth of experience on VW Group vehicles.

From the start, the companies’ focus has been on¬†excellent value, total honesty and the highest standard of work. All of this has ensured complete customer satisfaction across every area of work.

Dave Beaver

Dave Beaver

Director

Dave started on a Volkswagen Dealership apprenticeship at Stoke VW straight from school in 1998. He then spent over 10 years within the VW Group network, leaving a senior technician role at VW and setting up BVR Automotive in 2009.

If he’s not at work he’ll probably be out on his mountain bike with Tom (The office dog), or on his motorbike.

    Peter Wilcox

    Peter Wilcox

    Service Advisor

    Peter joined BVR in 2021 having worked for many years as an office manager in the industrial and engineering sector. He has a wealth of knowledge in Information technology and he is ready for a new challenge.

    When not at work Peter will be clocking up some miles on his bike or online gaming on his PC.

     

      Troy Smith

      Troy Smith

      Apprentice Technician

      Troy started at BVR in July 2023 after finishing school. Over the next 3 years Troy will be completing his apprenticeship with day release at Stoke-on-Trent college whilst working alongside the team in the workshop gaining valuable knowledge. When Troy’s not at work you will normally find him out on his motorbike.

        Liam McHugh

        Liam McHugh

        Lead Technician

        Liam started his apprenticeship here at BVR in 2013. He left in 2017 spending nearly three years at a local VW dealership before returning again in early 2020. Since his return he has completed various IMI qualifications including level 4 electric & hybrid vehicles.

        Outside of work you will find Liam helping out at Abbey Hulton UTD or spending time with his family.

          John Marsh

          John Marsh

          Vehicle Technician

          John started at BVR in 2021. his career started with 7 years in the motorcycle trade as a technician before moving over to cars. He has worked for brands such as; Yamaha, Kawasaki, Mv Agusta and KTM. Achieving ORANGE level standards at KTM. Since being at BVR he has completed a whole range of IMI training. When John is not at work you will likely find him out on his motorbike or gaming when its raining.

            Tom

            Tom

            The office dog

            Tom (Dave and Emma’s dog), is always happy to see you and is normally found lounging around in the office (on Dave’s chair!) or sunbathing by the workshop door in the summer.
            He’s worked here since he was 10 weeks old and is by far the most popular member of staff.
            His hobbies include taking long daytime naps, chasing Dave around forests when he’s biking and going for long walks.

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