Meet the team

Richard Gagg

Richard Gagg | Operations Manager

Rich joined Bluestar as a supervisor in 2013, before becoming a manager the following year. Having worked in Eastleigh, Totton, Bournemouth, Poole and Salisbury since then he has seen a fair bit of the operation in his time with GSC. He arrived in Salisbury and his first operations manager role in 2017 and has been going grey ever since!
Outside of work he loves travelling, spending time with the kids and Sheffield United.

David Newton

David Newton | Assistant Operations Manager

David joined Go-south Coast in October 2018 as part of the Go-Ahead Group Bus Management Graduate Scheme, following graduation from the University of Sheffield. He spent his first year of training at Swindon's Bus Company, learning from the ground up all aspects of a bus depot environment.

Letessa Nicholas

Latessa Nicholas | New Driver Ambassador

Tessa has been with us for 2 years and loves her job as a driver! She recently became our New Driver Ambassador, which is a rewarding role. She welcomes our new drivers and makes them feel at home.

Alex Makwana

Alex Makwana | Marketing Executive

Alex has been with us for 11 years, starting out as a bus driver, then moving into the travel shop for 2 years, now he deals with all things marketing. You may also see Alex on our Facebook page in our competition videos and promotional posts. In his spare time he enjoys time with his family, playing guitar and is a keen artist.

Lucy Humphrey

Lucy Humphrey | Digital Marketing Executive

Lucy has over 14 years of marketing experience and joined us in 2017, she specialises in all areas of digital marketing across the company. In her spare time Lucy loves spending family time with her two boys and Pug Bruno.

Paul Marshall

Paul Marshall | Roadside Technician

Paul joined us 11 years ago and deals with all of our roadside infrastructure. You may see him out and about at your bus stops installing displays or fixing them. Paul has 3 daughters and 11 grandchildren. Paul also has a dog called Chewbacca.