Meet the Auto Trader Editorial Team

Meet our expert team who can provide you with expert guidance on all things automotive from the latest car and bike reviews to helpful advice and tips!

Erin Baker
Editorial director
Erin spent most of her career as a motoring journalist on The Daily Telegraph. She has a motorbike licence, regularly appears on the BBC as a talking head and used to have a race licence, which she forgot to renew. Still enjoys fast cars, but spends most of her free time driving round four kids in a SUV.
Ivan Aistrop
Road test editor
Ivan has been testing cars and writing reviews since 2000. There aren't many motors out there that he hasn't driven.
Phill Tromans
Senior road tester
A journalist since 2001, Phill spent more than a decade testing cars in the UK and abroad. Before Auto Trader, he worked for titles including Autocar, Fleet News and Evo Middle East.
May Starey
Video & image editor
May manages all of Auto Trader's editorial photo and video activity, along with our YouTube channel.
Rachael Hogg
Digital editor
Rachael has been a journalist since 2012, covering all aspects of the motor industry. She manages and writes Auto Trader’s content.