Steve Hobson

Steve Hobson

Steve has been the editor of Motor Transport since 2009 and is responsible for the editorial content especially the features and Viewpoint sections.

Steve is also part of the team that runs the annual Motor Transport Awards that take place annually at London's Grosvenor House Hotel.

Upon leaving school Steve spent four years as a Merchant Navy deck officer, travelling the world on a variety of Bibby Line ships. After giving up the seafaring life, he completed a BSc in Maritime Studies at Liverpool Polytechnic and began writing for a shipping magazine.

Steves career in journalism and PR has taken him into diverse markets including transport, grocery retailing, electrical contracting, industrial automation and utilities.

Steve worked as a reporter for Motor Transport back in 1989 before returning to the paper 20 years later as editor.