Quentin Willson is one of the UK’s best loved motoring experts, renowned for his down-to-earth and sensible views. Motoring correspondent for BBC Breakfast, ITV Daybreak and Radio Five Live he’s a high-profile campaigner for the issues that effect ordinary motorists. The figure head of the Fair FuelUKcampaign to lower fuel duty he’s also the British Standards Institution ambassador for better garage services and is a member of several government motoring advisory groups.
He presented Top Gear for 15 years, founded Channel 5’s Fifth Gear and created theBritain’s Worst Driver format that’s now broadcast in 14 different international territories includingAmerica,CanadaandAustralia’s Worst Drivers. Other programmes he’s created include BBC hits such as The Car’s The Star, The Biggest Car Fraud in the World and All The Right Moves. He writes a weekly column for the Sunday Mirror, a monthly column for Classic Cars Magazine has been awarded the Press Association’s Motoring Writer of the Year Award and has written 10 motoring books.
Willson is also a passionate pioneer of electric and hydrogen cars and holds a yearly Drive The Future motor show to raise consumer awareness, works closely with the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, and is a patron of the Hydrogen Trust. He’s a regular face on TV appearing on Panorama, Newsnight, Tonight, Dispatches, Watchdog, News at Ten and even did a stint on Strictly Come Dancing. Quentin isBritain’s most substantial, respected and common sense commentator on all things motoring.