IAM Groups are made up of local volunteers who are all passionate about making life on the road safer and more enjoyable.
Dennis Clement (our Founder Chairman 2013-2017)
The Central Southern Group is run by a small committee which is made up of the following members:Our Committee:
Committee Member's Biographies
(Any references to age, as at Summer 2020 unless alternative year is shown)
Observer status: National Observer, Masters Mentor
Age: Mid 50’s
Current cars: VW Golf, Audi R8
Past car highlights: Porsche 911 S (997), Alfa Romeo Alfasud ti, Triumph Spitfire Mark IV
Favourite drives: Anything with an Alp in the way
Observer status: Local Observer awaiting to take National Observer
Age: early 71
Current car: Skoda Enyaq EV, MGB Roadster
Past car highlights: Honda S2000
Favourite drives: Anywhere where the roads aren't too crowded. The mountains of Switzerland and Mallorca
Observer status: Chief Observer, National Observer, Master Distinction, Fellow.
Age: 59 (as at 2021)
Occupation: IT Management Consultant – Ex Electrical Power Engineer
Current cars: Mercedes E300e, Honda S2000 (AP2)
Past car highlights: Mercedes AMG E63s (W212), BMW316i (E30), Ford Capri 3.0S, Honda VFR750f-s
Favourite drives: A87 Invergarry to Kyle of Lochalsh
Observer status: Not an Observer but a Member since 1996 (Brighton Group), Fellow in 2011 and Masters in 2022.
Age: Older than I used to be.
Occupation: Retired Chartered Accountant
Current cars: BMW 118i, Porsche 911(2001 996), Mercedes 200 SLK
Past car highlights: Austin-Healey Sprite; Mini (not a BMini); Classic Saab 900 Turbo; Mazda MX5; Mazda 6 MPS.
Favourite drives: Roads without potholes. Wales Brecon Beacons / Snowdonia
Observer status: National Observer
Age: Young 70s
Occupation: Retired Mechanical Engineer
Current cars: Skoda Superb DSG
Past car highlights: Bond Minicar (197cc Villiers engine), Alfa Romeo GTV TS
Favourite drives: Anywhere with a keen new Associate
Observer status: Trainee National Observer
Age: early 70's
Occupation: Retired NHS Pharmacy Technician
Current car: Ford Fiesta
Favourite drives: Long distance drives in England and Wales.
Observer status: Hopefully in the future
Age: 25 still surely, but actually 50 (2023)
Current cars: BMW 1 series (Little Red)
Past car highlights: Mitsubishi L200, Isuzu Rodeo, LWB high roof Transit 350
Favourite drives: I’m Queen of the lanes
Observer Team Leaders
Phil Coleman – West
Paul Davies – South
Kevin Hopkins – North
Vince Clarkson – East