Meet the Team


General Manager

Richard Tyldsley

Richard began his career as a bus driver in County Durham for Go North East. He later joined Stagecoach South as assistant operations manager, and was promoted to operations manager in Winchester in 2010. Richard joined us as General Manager for Bluestar and Southern Vectis in October 2016.

Operations Manager

Steve Roscoe - Operations Manager

Simon Moye

Simon joined Southern Vectis in November 2007 as a driver and climbed the ranks through Service Controller and Assistant Operations Manager, and has recently taken on the role of Operations Manager. Simon is looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead, working closely with our Drivers and Controllers to help serve the Island's community.




Engineering Manager

Julian Rose

Julian joined Southern Vectis in 1979 as an Engineering Technician  Apprentice becoming a skilled fitter then Supervisor and has progressed to his current role managing the engineering facility at the company and is responsible for the vehicles, buildings and the engineering team.


Commercial Planning Manager

Marc West

Marc joined Southern Vectis and our sister company Bluestar in 2012, and has 28 years experience of working in a commercial office. Marc plans the Southern Vectis, Bluestar, morebus & Salisbury Reds bus networks, as well as ensuring our services remain reliable. 

Private Hire & Schools Co-ordinator

Ben Bartram

Ben joined Southern Vectis in 1999 and has held a number of planning, administration and supervisory roles within the company, becoming Private Hire & School Co-ordinator in 2012. Ben is responsible for both day to day and long term planning for all the drivers, pupil escorts and vehicles carrying out private hire and school work.