About US

The Office Team

As the Chief Executive of the Garage Equipment Association I am very proud of what the GEA stands for.

Julian E Woods

Chief Executive

As Office Manager I am committed to promoting the policies and procedures of the Garage Equipment Association, and strive to provide the very best support, advice and assistance to our members

Vanessa Jennings

Office Manager

The Board of Director

Chris Hodder


Gary Shepherd

Vice President

Neil Ebbs


Jason Upton

Junior Vice President

Tracy Lewis

Junior Vice President

Ross Tabor

Past President

GEA Mission Statement:
Our aim is to act as a single focal point for our members, representing their interests within the Automotive Industry, and in liaison with other professional bodies and Government organisations. By doing this we endeavour to maintain the standards of the Garage Equipment Industry, ensuring that our member’s products and services are in accordance with National and European standards.
We continue to strive for the highest professional standards and will support and motivate our members to provide the best quality of product, customer service and aftercare.