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Our Team

Find out more about the Cridfords team



Jonathan Leach Cridfords
Jonathan Leach 

Jonathan started working in the motor trade when he was 12 years old as a Saturday and Holiday boy. He spent his early years at a specialist dealer where his love for Porsche began. In 1987, he branched out and started Cridfords. He spent his youth driving, racing (and crashing) boats, cars and motorcycles, but now can be found covered in mud and sweat riding his mountain bike in the Surrey Hills.

Michael General Manager

Michael Watkins - General Manager

Michael has been with Cridfords since 2005 and has built up a fantastic knowledge of the Porsche marque.

He is a keen mountain biker, dabbles in the gym. But is at his happiest hiking over a mountain. 

Alex Hawkins Detailing Cridfords

Alex Hawkins - Detailing

Alex is our Olympian in waiting! A successful middle distance runner for Epsom & Ewell Harriers but will run a marathon occasionally. When you see the deep shine on our cars it will be due to his hard work, he is a Jap car enthusiast so best not talk to him!

Geoff O'Connor

Geoff O’Connor - Service and Parts

Geoff is the heart of the service and parts department. He started his career as an apprentice for Porsche in 1977 and since then has gone on to race Porsche’s, mechanic a winning independent Porsche Le Mans racing team and has even won gold for Great Britain in the world rowing championships!

Mark Casey Workshop Manager

Mark Casey - Workshop Manager

Mark has been working in automotive service since he was 16 years old and joined Cridfords in 2013. He specialises in the diagnostics and the electronics of Porsche. He tells us he can rebuild an engine blindfolded - don't worry we haven't tested him on this!  In his spare time, around his new son, he loves to mountain bike and walk his dog.

Alan Williams Technician

Alan Williams - Service

Al is one of many joyful technicians that can always bring a smile to your face. He joined us in 2010 having done an apprenticeship with Geoff. He prides himself on always completing tasks to his highest satisfaction and quality. Now an experienced technician, he is responsible for the servicing of both sales and customer Porsche’s. In his spare time he enjoys keeping fit and writing poems.

Sam Fitzpatrick Technician

 Sam Fitzpatrick - Service

Sam started as an Apprentice Mechanic at Cridfords in 2014, whilst studying at MIT skills. He is very motivated in this industry and has already undertaken restoration projects in his spare time. A big skateboarding fan, he can often be found at the skate park.

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