Meet the people who ensure the day-to-day running of our Group.
Our Leadership Team at the Chevron Group sets the strategic and operational direction for the business. It provides the leadership required to ensure that the Group delivers on its strategic vision, continues to grow and upholds its position as the UK’s leading work-zone safety company.
Tim Cockayne, Chief Executive Officer
Appointed to the Board in June 2011 whilst serving as Commercial Director and became Chief Executive Officer in April 2015. Tim joined Chevron Traffic Management in June 2010 and has over 20 years’ experience in critical infrastructure project management and bid management. Prior to joining Chevron, Tim held major project and commercial roles in the material and construction industries including at Hanson, Lafarge, Aggregate Industries and Foster Yeoman. He is currently a member of the Highways Sector Council which brings together industry and government to transform the highways sector. Tim graduated from the University of Leicester in 1999 with a BSc in Applied Geology.
Louise Cope, Chief Operating Officer
Appointed to the Board in May 2022 as Group Chief Operating Officer, Louise is responsible for all aspects of the Chevron Group’s operational performance. She joined the Chevron Group in September 2021 as Group HR Director and has over 25 years’ experience in managing Operational and People functions within complex and multinational organisations. Before joining the Chevron Group, Louise was Director of People and Operations at Nationwide Crash Repair Centres and prior to this held board-level and senior executive positions at Parseq, Howarth Timber Building Supplies & Arbor Forest, the Kraft Heinz Company and Nissan Motor Company. Louise has a master’s degree in HRM and Employment Law, and in 2015 was awarded an MBA from Durham University.
Matt Morphet, Chief Commercial Officer
Appointed to the Board in January 2017 whilst serving as Service Director, Matt is Group Chief Commercial Officer. He is responsible for the commercial performance of the Group, and joined Chevron Traffic Management in 2006 as Commercial Manager. He has held a number of senior leadership positions within the company including Chief Operating Officer from 2018, Service Director from 2016, and National Commercial Manager for six years prior to this. Matt was instrumental in leading the company through its ISO 44001 Collaborative Business Relationships certification. Matt has over 25 years’ experience in the traffic management sector including at UK Road Services Ltd as Commercial Director, and five years at Alfred McApline Traffic Management.
Matt Robinson ACMA, Chief Financial Officer
Appointed to the Board and joined Chevron in June 2020, Matt has extensive finance, business transformation and leadership experience and is responsible for all finance operations and reporting across the Group as well as IT, HR and property. Matt joined the company from The Oasis and Warehouse Group where he spent 13 years in a number of finance roles, most recently as Chief Financial Officer responsible for a £300m revenue business operating across 500 locations in 37 countries. Matt is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants®, and graduated from Lancaster University in 2003 with a BA in Accountancy and Finance.
Charlotte Jackson, General Counsel
Joined Chevron in June 2020 as General Counsel and Company Secretary. Charlotte has over 15 years’ in-house experience of corporate and commercial law advising businesses across a range of industries including construction, retail, media and technology having held positions at Karen Millen, Hearst and Toshiba. Prior to this, Charlotte was in private practice at Norton Rose Fullbright. Charlotte graduated from BPP Law School and was previously awarded an MA in International Relations from the University of St Andrews in 2002.