About us

Meet the team behind The Truck Expert

The Truck Expert is the sister site to our award-winning consumer automotive site, The Car Expert, and our light commercial vehicle site, The Van Expert.

We provide you with the latest news from across the heavy vehicle industry, along with vehicle reviews and independent, impartial advice to help you make the best decision on your next vehicle.

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Stuart Masson

Editorial Director

Stuart founded our sister site The Car Expert in 2011 and now provides overall direction for our three automotive titles.
You'll often hear him popping up across the BBC and other media outlets with expert opinion on car buying and the latest car industry topics. He's also a member of the Finance & Leasing Association's Stakeholder Advisory Panel, providing the finance industry with consumer perspectives on motor finance issues.

Lee Williams

Commercial Director

Lee has an extensive and successful digital platform growth history. He has founded, fast-tracked and worked on M&A in marketplaces around the world with brands for 20 years with brands including Auto Trader and PistonHeads.
He now advises boards and invests in start-ups in future marketplaces, recently enabling the successful acquisition and reboot of PistonHeads.com for global auto marketplace leader CarGurus.com.

John Blauth


John is Vice-President of the Guild of Motoring Writers, with over 40 years’ experience in automotive media.
He has previously been Motoring Editor for the Daily Express, Editor for Company Car and Business Editor for Motor Transport, among many other roles.

Key contributors

Dan Parton

Dan Parton is a former editor of Truck & Driver, the UK's biggest selling truck magazine, and our specialist CV engineering title, Commercial Vehicle Engineer.
He now works across both of our commercial vehicle titles, The Van Expert and The Truck Expert.

Andrew Charman

Andrew is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers, and has had senior writing and editing roles at many magazines, including Car & Van News, Fast Car, Top Car, Super Touring (which he founded), Touring Car Worldwide, Classics, Retro and Carbuyer.

Tim Blakemore

Tim Blakemore is an award-winning automotive journalist and member of the Guild of Motoring Writers. He was the founding editor of Commercial Vehicle Engineer, and is the UK representative on the panel of judges for the biennial, pan-European Trailer Innovation Award scheme.

Sean Rees

Sean is a content editor across all of our titles – The Truck Expert, The Van Expert and The Car Expert. A enthusiastic fan of motorsport and all things automotive, he is accredited by the Professional Publishers Association.