Essential information for end of life vehicle dismantling, depollution and recycling

AutoDrain L

Copart appoints Jane Pocock as new UK MD

Jane Pocock - copart

Leading online vehicle remarketing company Copart is delighted to announce Jane Pocock as the new Managing Director of Copart UK.


Jane brings a wealth of experience to Copart with an extensive career spanning over 25 years in the automotive industry. Most recently, Jane was Chief Executive of Vans Direct, a market-leading online van leasing company. Jane led significant growth over a ten-year period resulting in its recent strategic sale to Vertu Motors. Vans Direct was recognised as Best Van Leasing Broker in the 2018 Leasing Broker Federation Awards.

Jane’s earlier career included 17 years with The AA, where she held positions of significant leadership responsibility in their insurance, membership and roadside assistance businesses.  She brings extensive experience in online marketing, B2B relationships and high-quality operational delivery as well as experience of consultancy and private equity ownership both in the UK and abroad.

Jane will report to Nigel Paget, Chief Executive Officer, Europe, Middle East and Africa. He commented: “I am very pleased to appoint someone of Jane’s undoubted calibre into our business and this appointment is a clear demonstration of our long-term commitment to further investment and growth in the UK. Jane brings with her a hugely impressive track record and is an ideal fit for our culture.”

With full responsibility for all areas of the Copart UK business, Jane will lead the continuing growth of Copart in the UK and further develop Copart’s exceptional service delivery and market leading services; enhancing and developing the Copart proposition for existing customers and driving expansion by becoming the champion channel of asset disposal for new customers in new markets.

Jane Pocock added “I am delighted to be joining Copart and taking on the challenge of continuing to drive this business forward in the future. Copart has a history of unrivalled success and ambitious plans to continue to grow further in the UK, and I am excited to play a leading role in the next chapter of Copart’s success. It’s a great business and I feel privileged to be asked to lead it in the UK”.

adam hewitt ltd

More News


ATF Professional is produced by ARW- Group LTD, which is registered in England and Wales with Company Number 14914439

The views and opinions expressed on ATF Professional are solely those of the original authors and other contributors. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of the editor, publisher or staff of ATF Professional.


01432 355099

© All rights reserved

Owain Griffiths

Owain Griffiths

Head of Circular Economy at Volvo Cars

Owain joined Volvo Cars in June 2021 to lead Circular Economy in the Global Sustainability Team. The company has committed to being a circular business by 2040 and has financial, recycled content and CO2 based targets for 2025, all of which Owain is working across the company to make happen. Owain previously worked for circular economy consultancy Oakdene Hollins where he advised businesses on evidence led circular economy implementation. 

Turning into a circular business and the importance of vehicle reuse and recycling.

The presentation will cover the work Volvo Cars is doing to achieve 2025 but mainly focus on the transformational work towards 2040 and the business and value chain changes being considered. Attention will be paid to the way vehicles are being dealt with at the end of life and the complexities of closing material and component loops. Opportunities and challenges which Volvo Cars is facing will be presented including engagement with 3rd parties and increasing pressure from stakeholders.

e2e awards logo

e2e Total Loss Vehicle Management [e2e] is the UK’s only salvage and automotive recycling network with nationwide, environmentally compliant sites delivering performance resilience and service reliability to the insurance and fleet markets.  The network’s online salvage auction drives strong salvage resale values and faster sales.  e2e’s salvage clients have access to the network’s stocks of over 5 million quality graded, warranty assured reclaimed parts. 

The power of the network model means e2e has the ability to influence industry standards and is committed to continually raising the bar whilst redefining the role and perceived value of the salvage operator.  Network members adhere to robust service level agreements, against which they are audited, in order to ensure performance consistency and a market leading customer experience.  

The salvage and recycling operating environment is evolving rapidly, and e2e is anticipating, listening and responding to changing market needs.  Regulatory compliance, ESG, reclaimed parts, customer experience, EVs, new vehicle technologies, data and reputation risk are just some of many considerations linked to the procurement of salvage services.  e2e will drive further added value to clients and members through the adoption and application of emerging technologies, continuing to differentiate its proposition and position salvage services as a professional partnership. 

New Client Special Offer

20% Off

Aenean leo ligulaconsequat vitae, eleifend acer neque sed ipsum. Nam quam nunc, blandit vel, tempus.