Meet The Team

Meet the people behind GT Automotive

Matt Director - GT Automotive Group


Matt is from South Yorkshire, specifically a village in Doncaster called Bawtry, so he has an excuse for being late as he travels the furthest! Matt began in the trade working in parts within a main SKODA Dealer in Sheffield, he then went on to study at university whilst also undertaking a role within the dealer in the sales department before finishing his time in the marketing and digital sales team. Matt began in the trade in 2015 and has worked in it ever since, he benefits from having both business and motor trade knowledge through his education and various roles he has undertaken through his career

Sam Director - GT Automotive Group


Sam is from Sheffield, South Yorkshire specifically the Woodhouse area which makes his commute to work the easiest by far! Sam began in the trade as a technician, shortly becoming a VW specialist technician at a main VW Sheffield dealer. He then went to work in sales at Sheffield SKODA before moving back to VW Sheffield within the sales department. He began in the trade in 2009 so has many years’ experience within the industry and benefits from both a technical and sales background.

Callum - GT Automotive Group

Sales Advisor

Callum joined the GT team in April 2023 and has already made a very big impact making sure all our customers are looked after in the best and most efficient way. Callum has worked previously within the motor trade but has moved from the workshop over to the sales department and brings with him knowledge from his technical background which helps to give our customers all the information they may need. Call to speak to Callum today about a vehicle we have in stock or if you are wanting to sell your vehicle to us!

Sales Administrator

Sophie comes with years of experience and knowledge in the motor industry crossing from main dealers, independents and supermarkets helping her to provide the best service to our customers whilst ensuring everything is organised and correct. Sophie helps the business be as efficient as possible and makes sure all the cars are fully prepared and ready to go for customers, she books all our pre-sale inspections and work in and monitors any work that is needed to make sure all cars are to the AA inspected standards.

Andy Buyer At Gt Automotive - GT Automotive Group

Group Buyer

Andy is from Sheffield and is based in our GT Automotive Showroom, he has many years experience in the motor trade having worked across multiple brands, franchises and independents, he brings many years of knowledge to the company. Andy covers all the businesses vehicle buying including running the ‘sell your car’ site that we have and is the man to come to when we need to find a car!

Darren Valeter - GT Automotive Group


Darren is from Sheffield, South Yorkshire! Darren started with GT Automotive when we had made the decision to move back to Sheffield. He comes to the team with many year’s experience in valeting, buffing, clay barring and reconditioning, he makes sure all the cars are finished to the highest standard, every car no matter the cost gets the exact same treatment. Darren is most definitely a perfectionist and it shows in his high-quality work and the reviews from customers when they collect their new car.

Chris Paint Bodywork Specialist - GT Automotive Group

Paint & Bodywork Specialist

Chris is GT Automotive’s paint and bodywork specialist, he brings cars back to life and makes sure they are in the best condition before going out to the new owners. Chris is from South Yorkshire specifically Sheffield so you may see him driving around in his Van from time to time with Ted by his side!

Ted Meeter Greeter - GT Automotive Group

Meeter / Greeter

Sheffield born and bred; Ted is a true south Yorkshire Spaniel. He loves playing fetch, running around the dealership and eating anything that is in sight! Ted is very friendly and is always happy to say hello to customers when they are on site, he especially likes it when you bring him a treat and loves a good fuss.