Meet the Team

Annette Buckby

Schools & Local Authorities Liaison Manager


Annette Buckby is the Schools and Local Authorities Liaison Manager at the IGA and is part of the Management Team.

She is responsible for raising the profile of the Automotive Industry, liaising with local authorities, garages, schools and other relevant bodies. She also represents the IGA when completing career events, school activities and presentations.

Annette has worked in the Automotive Industry for over 16 years spending the first 8 years of them in the garage network; starting in Sales, then moving into Aftersales, progressing through the ranks of the business; working with Landrover, MG/Rover and Volkswagen.

After being inspired by a Volkswagen trainer; Annette decided to peruse a career in training. She started Automotive training in 2007 as an Assessor and over the years developed her skills ultimately completing a teaching qualification.

She has been with the IGA since 2014 and has a passion for most things with 4 wheels and engine.