Meet the Vantage Toyota Team in Colne

Centre Principal: Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown joined the team at Toyota Colne as Centre Principal in 2016. With over 17 years industry experience, Stephen is a very knowledgeable addition to the team and is really looking forward to getting stuck into his new role.

He is so excited to be working for Toyota as he believes it is a brand with innovative and reliable vehicles that are good value for money and have fantastic fuel saving technology.

Stephen has 2 favourite Toyota vehicles: the economical Toyota RAV4 Hybrid through the week and the exhilarating Toyota GT86 for the weekend!

When he's not working in the centre, Stephen's favourite thing to do is watch every level of motorsport on the television! He is also a keen golfer, and loves to tee off on the weekend. He also enjoys jetting off on holiday and spending time with his wife Lisa Marie, and his son Lewis.

Sales Manager: Ian Campbell-Thompson

Ian Campbell-Thompson

Ian Campbell-Thompson joined the team at Vantage Toyota Colne as Sales Manager in 2016. With over 16 years of experience in the motor industry, Ian is excited to be joining the team and furthering his career with Vantage Toyota. Ian is a people-person and meeting new people every day is the most attractive part of his job!

Working for Toyota is relatively new for Ian, however he is extremely proud to be working for a brand with such a great range of vehicles, the Toyota C-HR in particular! However, his favourite Toyota is the Hilux because as a field-sports fan, the Hilux fits around everything Ian likes to do as it is a very capable vehicle.

In his free time, Ian is very active and enjoys shooting, fishing, riding and walking his dog Wallace! He also loves to spend time with his wife and his two daughters, Violet and Chloe.

Aftersales Manager: Liam Bradley

Liam Bradley

Liam Bradley, our Aftersales Manager, joined the Vantage family in March 2014 after starting his career as an apprentice technician aged 16. He loves the Toyota brand because they’re consistently reliable and have a huge emphasis on customer satisfaction. The customer always comes first and this is something he believes in.

Outside of work, Liam spends most of his free time with his 7 year old son. He also enjoys spending time outdoors, either fishing or shooting.

Motability Specialist: Graham Stewart

Graham Stewart

Graham Stewart, Motability Specialist at Toyota Colne, has been in the car industry 2011 and joined Vantage Toyota in 2013 because of their reputation for reliability and continuous improvement. He loves working for Toyota as they have a huge variety of customers and no two days are the same.

Graham trained as a Motability Specialist in 2016 and really enjoys meeting many different customers and helping them choose the perfect car for them.

His favourite Toyota vehicle is the Hilux, which unfortunately isn't on the Motability scheme, but he loves driving it because it is so versatile.

In his spare time, Graham enjoys walking his Springer Spaniel throughout the Lake District and sampling real ale in country pubs!