Bill Sisley: Managing Director
An industry veteran with 42 years experience, Bill Sisley the driving force behind UK karting has been at the helm of Buckmore Park Kart Circuit since 1985 and has turned the venue into the busiest and most successful kart circuit in Europe. An ex kart champion and kart manufacturer himself, Bill drives the business in the same way that he raced – to win.
Chris Pullman: Chief Operating Officer
Chris has been involved in motor racing all his working life, both as a driver, official and instructor. He began his career at Brands Hatch and was soon head hunted by Bill Sisley to run the Buckmore Park Kart Club which soon led to Chris joining the board of Buckmore Park Karting in 1990. Chris was recently promoted to COO and number two to Bill in 2012. Chris sits on the MSA Kart Committee and has recently been co-opted representing the BSI Outdoor Circuits on the European CEN Committee.
Michael Green: Financial Director
Michael, a qualified accountant, joined the company in 1997 and has kept a firm hand on the financial tiller for many years. His meticulous approach to the finances, from the petty cash to capital expenditure budgets have ensured that Buckmore Park Karting has been well prepared to weather the storms of recession as well as sail the calmer waters during periods of economic growth.
Phil Ling: Senior Operations Manager
Phil has come through the company ranks joining the company in 1998 as a workshop junior and has since been a Race Director, ARKS instructor and Operations Manager. He was recently promoted to the post of Senior Operations Manager and his current workload is onerous including all aspects of the day-to-day smooth running of the busy circuit and each department.
Andy Coleman: Senior Circuit Manager
Andy joined Bill Sisley straight from school in 1985, even before Bill took over the circuit at Buckmore Park. Andy is responsible overall for three separate departments, the Operations team, keeping the ever-growing Buckmore estate in tip-top condition and he is also responsible for the engineering division and the vast Marshalling team.
Marcia Child: Sales Director
Marcia joined the company in 1995 as part-time Sales Assistant and has seen the circuit grow exponentially during her time in the sales department. She was appointed Senior Sales Manager in 2008 and the greater part of the growth has taken place under her watch. Marcia runs her dedicated team in a calm and cheerful manner. Marcia joined the board as Sales director in July 2013
Alan Wood: Customer Liaison and Senior Race Director
Alan’s first experience of Buckmore Park was from the seat of a kart in a corporate event. He quickly became enthused by the circuit and joined the team in 2000. As well as Race Directing the Junior and Adult club races, plus major corporate events, he maintains the websites and liaises with our many customers to ensure we deliver the level of service to which the whole teams strives.
The Unsung Heroes
None of the above senior management would be able to achieve their goals without the rest of the team who, in all weathers, make sure that our customers get the full Buckmore Experience every time they visit. The middle management, marshals, the pit crew, the reception, sales and marketing team, mechanics, medical team and the cleaners, who together make the whole thing tick as sweetly as a Swiss timepiece.