Lesley Upham is The Institute of Advanced Motorists’ (IAM) new Commercial Director after a highly regarded spell at Thatcham Research.
To recognise this career move, Lesley was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award at the Annual Bodyshop Event and Awards 2015 held at the Celtic Manor Hotel in Newport. She was recognised as a major driving force in directing, influencing and shaping the increasing professionalism of this industry, playing a key role in raising standards throughout.
Lesley is now responsible for the IAM’s commercial subsidiaries including IAM Drive & Survive, Professional Driver Services (PDS) and IAM Driver Retraining Academy (DRA).
Sarah Sillars, IAM Chief Executive Officer, added: “We’d like to congratulate Lesley on the Award, which is thoroughly deserved and marks many years of dedicated service to the industry.”
We’d like to congratulate Lesley as well whilst welcoming her to her new career challenge at the IAM.