Our Team

SL executive chauffeurs

At SL executive we are passionate about providing a high quality chauffeur driven car hire service which is totally reliable for all of our customers. All our chauffeurs come from a professional background and are highly trained with many years of experience in the industry. So whether you require an executive chauffeur driven car service, a classic wedding car hire, a chauffeur driven car for your Prom or a chauffeur driven car for your airport transfer, our chauffeurs will ensure your journey is smooth and worry free. Below is a brief résumé for each of the team.

Steven Leech MD

Steven Leech - Managing Director

Worked in the banking industry for over sixteen years, before deciding on a change of direction in 2005 forming SL Executive Ltd.

Stuart - Driver

Joe Hurles

For over 20 years Joe has worked predominantly as a Director in the retail sector with real focus on the customer journey and excellence in service.

He has had responsibility nationwide and has driven hundreds of thousands of miles in his search for excellence. An extremely experienced driver he strives to deliver the perfect client experience at all times.

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Tony has been involved with the transport industry for over 30 years providing excellent customer service at all times.

Bob Bayley - Driver

Paul Cakebread

Paul has recently retired from Essex Police after 26 years service prior to which he was with The Royal Navy. He was an Advanced trained driver and also undertook many specialist driving courses during that time. He has a wealth of experience driving in a variety of challenging situations whilst putting safety first.

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Chris Green

Chris served for over 30 years with the Metropolitan Police and was qualified as a Class 1 - Advanced Police Driver. He also served on an armed protection unit and as a counter terrorist search officer

Bob Bayley - Driver

Richard Sanger

Served for 34 years with the Metropolitan Police and was qualified as a Class 1 - Advanced Police Driver which included various driving roles in many different vehicles...... after retiring from the police has been a driving instructor with a well known driving school and has also been chauffeuring for the past three years.



Duncan is a retired Police Sergeant. He worked for Essex Police and the Metropolitan Police. He was a police class 1 advanced driver.



Tomas has experience in airport transfers for many years and delivering clients new cars from main dealerships.

Steve Davies

Steve Davies is still a serving Police Officer and a trained response driver. He has completed numerous driving courses and has extensive knowledge of London and the home counties.

Neil Course

Neil retired from Essex Police 3 years ago after 25 years’ service, prior to which he spent 9 years in the British Army. During his police career he was a Firearms Officer / Advanced Driver and a Close Protection Officer. He was involved in many Operations looking after members of the Royal Household / Senior Politicians and Dignitaries from overseas. He has a wealth of experience and aims to provide safe, reliable and comfortable journeys for all his clients, whilst putting safety first.