Operational Leadership Team

Alison Ross

Platform & Operations and People Director

Alison joined Auto Trader in 2002 and led the technology and operations teams responsible for business systems and the website infrastructure throughout the transition from print to online.

Working closely with Chris, Auto Trader’s Technology director, Alison co-leads the Platform and Operations teams who count among their responsibilities ensuring the reliability and scalability of the infrastructure and the provision of data, systems and operational support to b2b customers.

Alison also helps shape the progressive culture and environment at Auto Trader, ensuring the attraction, development and retention of a talented, engaged and diverse workforce is second to none in the industry. Alison serves as the chair of Manchester Digital, the independent trade association for the thriving digital sector in the North West of England. Alison was also named ‘Woman of the Year’ in 2017 at the Women in IT Awards.

Did you know 88% of car buyers are worried they’re not getting a fair deal & 86% are worried they can’t trust the retailer. To help instil more confidence in the vehicle, the price & the retailer we're evolving the consumer experience. Find out more here https://t.co/kJyCtRAkTm https://t.co/PbvVn2RR5h
Throughout May & June we hosted a series of Dealer Open Golf Championship qualifiers around the UK with 192 golfers taking part. Last month we held the final at The Grove - it was a fantastic day & the brilliant team from @HiltonGarage lifted the trophy. Congratulations guys 🏆 https://t.co/xUQfHwt390
Good luck everyone!🏆 https://t.co/1eUedGX8Vp
We're very honoured to have been invited to @TrustFordUK's brilliant annual employee conference today. Our Insight Director Nick King loved the opportunity to share some of our latest insights from the Market Report and Car Buyers Report. Thank you for having us! https://t.co/GgP3OBzAzR
The latest figures from the AT Fastest Selling Index show that the Renault ZOE isn't only the fastest selling used car in the UK, it's the 2nd too. It's just the 3rd time a pure EV has taken the top spot & the first to get the one-two. Read more here: https://t.co/UmqSVkDRFN https://t.co/KN1NeyR9Fe
The latest figures from the AT Fastest Selling Index show that the @renault_uk ZOE is not only the fastest selling car in the UK, it's the 2nd too. It's only the 3rd time a pure EV has taken the top spot & the first to get the one-two. Read more here: https://t.co/UmqSVkDRFN https://t.co/qcP74wSNal
Thanks to everyone that tuned in to this morning's #ARNLive to listen to Daksh, Stephen & Rebecca discuss the health of the market, the challenges & the big opportunities. If you missed it, don't worry as it's available for catch up here: https://t.co/YrTd9HEqre https://t.co/ih6rO1nSp3
T-minus 30 minutes until we go live! Don't miss Daksh, Stephen & Rebecca discussing the latest insights, thoughts on the market & their tips on hitting Q4 targets. Tune in here: https://t.co/YrTd9HEqre https://t.co/srxxcIXWQX
A great piece on the @Telegraph by Tim Kiek asking if finance is having a negative impact on the industry. @IanJPlummer gave his view on the positive influence - not only the industry but for car buyers & possibly the environment too. You can read it here https://t.co/VTrQvwmoUU
The latest new car registrations from the @SMMT revealed the market slipped -6.7% in October with private sales down -13.2%. With Brexit extended & an election in December what can we expect from the closing months? @IanJPlummer shares his thoughts here: https://t.co/VtEn1CT2bf https://t.co/AYHvu6AXEC

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