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Meet The Team

The Family

Paul Jaconelli

Paul Jaconelli

The sole owner of Romans International is still involved in the running of the business offering his wealth of knowledge and experience from almost 50 years in the industry. His focus is now on looking after his long-established clients and ensuring Romans always has the funds to operate at the very highest level.

Dream Garage:

Ferrari 250 California Spyder SWB, Ferrari LaFerrari, Bugatti Veyron.

Marc Jaconelli

Marc Jaconelli

Marc rejoined the business back in 2007 having spent years working with HR Owen and running Mercedes-Benz dealerships. Having worked together with his brother Paul in his earlier years, today Marc heads up the Romans sales team and ensures the business consistently offers excellent customer service and a showroom experience second to none.

Dream Garage:

1970 Mercedes 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet, Range Rover 5.0 SVAutobiography, Ferrari 458 Speciale

Tom Jaconelli | Romans International

Tom Jaconelli

One of Paul’s six children Tom heads up both the buying department and the marketing team. Tom joined the business in 2011 and has pioneered the company’s use of social media and focus on digital marketing. Also a keen analyst of the market Tom is instrumental in the pricing and purchasing of vehicles.

Dream Garage:

Pagani Zonda F, Brabus B63S 700 6×6, Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series

The Sales Team

Anthony Gallay | Romans International

Anthony Gallay

One of our longest-serving staff members Anthony has been working with Paul since he was 16. Originally starting off as a technician with Fiat & Alfa Romeo, Anthony moved into sales with Romans and prides himself on looking after his ever-growing fantastic client base.

Dream Garage:

Porsche Carrera GT, Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series, Maserati MC12

Ben Lacey | Romans International

Ben Lacey

Nicknamed ‘The Swede’ Ben has been a loyal and reliable member of the team since he joined back in 2001. He spent his younger years working at BMW and was hand-picked by Paul to join the sales team where his calm and knowledgeable approach ensures his clients will get a first class experience.

Dream Garage:

McLaren 675LT, Porsche 918 Spyder, Ferrari F12 TDF

Kristian Wilkin

Kristian Wilkin

Originally known to the Jaconelli family at a young age from being Paul’s personal trainer Kristian was also television actor before being inspired by Paul to join the motor industry. After 10 years working with Land Rover and BMW, he was recruited to join the Romans sales team where he brings positive energy to the whole showroom and ensures all his clients leave with a smile on their face.

Dream Garage:

1969 Dodge Charger RT, Ferrari Enzo, Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster

Sarah

Sarah Bonny

The newest member of the Romans sales team ‘Bonnie’ as she is better known has been a family friend to the Jaconelli’s for many years. With a career that started with VW and Audi, she then moved into selling London’s elite properties before the opportunity recently arose to join Romans International and the rest is history.

Dream Garage:

Mercedes 280 SL Pagoda, Porsche 991 Turbo S, Jaguar E-Type

Buying

Jack

Jack Day

Jack has been working at Romans since he was 13 where his experience in the valeting and detailing department ensures he has an eagle eye and meticulous approach to buying cars and ensuring they all meet the ‘Romans standard’ before they are offered for sale.

Dream Garage:

BMW M3 CSL, 1955 Chevrolet Pro Street Bel Air, Ferrari F12 TDF.

Admin

Lisa Standing

Lisa Standing

After many years as one of our sales executives Lisa has recently taken on a new role as the head of our admin department.  Hugely experienced in the motor trade with a background which includes running Mercedes-Benz dealerships Lisa has been an integral part of the Romans team for many years.

Dream Garage:

Porsche Cayman GT4, Pagani Zonda F, Mercedes 300SL Gullwing.

Sally-Ann Keeley

Sally-Ann Keeley

Sally-Ann rejoined the company in 2014 having worked together with Paul in his earlier years. As part of the admin team Sally-Ann ensures everything is running smoothly behind the scenes and that all our paperwork and processing is in very capable hands.

Dream Garage:

McLaren P1, Porsche 991 GT2 RS, Audi RS6 Avant

Lisa Tann-Smith (

Lisa Tann-Smith

Lisa has spent the vast majority of her working life at Romans and is as loyal and hard-working as they come. Recently has moved into an executive assistant role to work more closely with the managerial team where she doesn’t miss a beat.

Dream Garage:

Audi R8 V10 Plus, Porsche 991 Targa GTS, McLaren 675LT Spider

Marketing

Nesbert | Marketing Romans International

Nesbert Musuwo

Originally hailing from Zimbabwe, Nesbert had a huge passion for supercars from a young age where he was a regular weekend visitor at Romans. His dream turned into a reality after he finished University and stepped into a marketing role at Romans where he has been vital to the digital growth of the company in the last few years.

Dream Garage:

Porsche 991 GT3 RS, Audi R8 V10 Plus, Ford Raptor.

Ollie

Ollie Copeland

A recent addition to the marketing team Ollie is our full-time photographer tasked with battling weather conditions in order to ensure all our stock is advertised and photographed to the highest standard.

Dream Garage:

Pagani Zonda Cinque, Lexus LFA, Mercedes G63 6×6.

Valeting / Drivers

Martin Bullen

Martin Bullen

Working with Paul since he was 14 after he left school, Martin has been tied to the hip of our business ever since working alongside his brothers and is undoubtedly one of the world’s most experienced valeters and drivers.

Dream Garage:

Porsche 918 Spyder, Mercedes SL63 AMG, Range Rover 5.0 SV Autobiography

Justin Bullen | Romans International

Justin Bullen

Another of the Bullen brothers, Justin has spent most of his life working tirelessly for Paul taking huge pride in his work and ensuring every car that passes through his hands looks as good as new.

Dream Garage:

Audi RS6 Avant, Mercedes CLK DTM, Ferrari LaFerrari

Kevin Bullen | Romans International

Kevin Bullen

Our third Bullen brother rejoined the business back in 2013 having worked with Paul in the early years. Kevin is our forecourt co-ordinator and ensures all our stock is on the button and ready to go.

Dream Garage:

Ferrari F12 TDF, Porsche 918 Spyder, Audi RS6 Avant

Miles Bullen

Miles Bullen

Miles is the son of Martin and is well on his way to matching and building on the success of his father representing the new generation.

Dream Garage:

Porsche 918 Spyder, Audi RS6 Avant, Range Rover 5.0 SV Autobiography

Mitch

Mitch Bullen

The latest addition to the Romans team, Mitch is the son of Justin and like Miles represents the new generation of Bullen boys and is set to take our valeting and detailing department to new heights.

Dream Garage:

Ferrari Enzo, Audi RS6 Avant, Mercedes CLK GTR

Paul Riddell

Paul Riddell

Tall-Paul as he is affectionately known, is another loyal member of the team having worked at Romans from the beginning. The king of the odd-job, whether it’s cleaning, driving or buying in the pizzas we know we can always rely on Tall-Paul.

Dream Garage:

Lamborghini Aventador Roadster, Mercedes SL63 AMG, Range Rover 5.0 Autobiography

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