The SMMT Communications and International Department manages the Society’s external communications activities, working with our members and key stakeholders to promote UK automotive domestically and internationally. SMMT Communications and International also manages key industry events such as the Commercial Vehicle Show, the International Automotive Summit, SMMT Test Day, SMMT Connected and the SMMT Annual Dinner.
The communications team handle press requests for interviews, filming and comments on industry issues, as well as providing information and data about the UK’s automotive industry.
The international team ensures that UK automotive companies make the most of international business opportunities, by organising UK representation at key automotive trade shows and exhibitions around the world. For more information, e-mail the international team.
For press enquiries please e-mail the SMMT Press Office.
Head of Communications (maternity leave)
Call Emma 07880 191825 E-mail Emma
Acting Head of Communications (maternity cover from Jan 2021)
Call Karen 07708 480889 E-mail Karen
Senior Communications Manager
Call James 07927 668565 E-mail James
Senior Digital & Brand Manager
Call Paul 020 7344 9206 E-mail Paul
Senior Media Manager
Call Paul 020 7344 9233 E-mail Paul
Senior Press Officer
Call Aleona 020 7344 9215 E-mail Aleona
Call Daniel 020 7344 1667 E-mail Daniel
Events & Communications Team
Senior Events and Communications Manager
Call Anna 020 7344 1632 E-mail Anna
Julia Lo Presti Ventura
Events and Communications Project Manager
Call Julia 020 7344 9229 E-mail Julia
Call Claire 020 7344 1636 E-mail Claire
Head of International and Events
Senior International Manager
Departmental Project Administrator