The Team

John Machado
Abbey Cars UK Group Chairman

John was born in Portugal and came to London at a young age. With over 30 years of experience in the Private Hire Industry, John has successfully run Brunswick Chauffeurs in 1977, Old England Tours and the Abbey Cars Group. His hobbies include, Boxing, Karate and is a keen Club Tennis player with a tremendous forearm.

Davide Machado
Managing Director Abbey Cars UK

Davide was born in South London and raised in North West London. A true child of London. His passions include, football, rugby and technology. Background in music having run his own recording studio and record label in the early noughties.

Andy Nutt
General Manager of the Abbey Cars Group

Hailing from Langley in Slough, Andy brings with him a plethora of Private Hire & driving experience. As a relief manager for the Coop Superstore in Slough, Andy really enjoyed the driving aspects of the job. He would visit seaside towns like Margate, wonderful small towns like Faversham and Addington on his way back to Slough on a regular basis. He went on to joining the private hire industry and has never looked back 20 years later.

Angie Ismael
Head of Accounts Abbey Cars Group

Angie was raised in St John’s Wood, North West London and attending boarding school in Sevenoaks in Kent. Her hobbies include running in Clapham Common, Swimming and general socialising. She is a proud Grandmother to her granddaughter Mya who lives in Australia.

Gerald Antill
Fleet Manager of the Abbey Cars Group

Born and raised in EC1, Amwell Street in Islington, Gerald is a rare breed of individual who grew up in Central London. Gerald is a keen badminton player and has a tricky serve to deal with. He brings with him a background in newspapers, vehicle management sales, General Manager of Skoda and also ran his own bodyshop company.