Team Leader: Roy Locock, born 1947 in the city of Winchester, England. Trained as radio communications engineer and was with the Philips Group for over 20 years before joining Cellnet (now 02). Finally setting-up a successful computer software and outsourcing company before retiring in 2006.As a child he always had a wanderlust but, being brought-up during the 1950’s and 60’s, foreign travel was very limited for the average person. So as an adult he has always accepted every opportunity that came his way to see the world and now that he has retired he makes his own opportunities.
He successfully steered Bridget the Midget on her adventure around the world in 2008/9 and from Abingdon to Cape Town in 2011. All thoughts of retiring Bridget have been archived.
MG Benji : The MG Car Club’s famous mascot, MG Benji, is well schooled in everything MG. An experienced navigator and competent co-driver, the Cape Town run was his first medium distance tour. He made good use of his vast overseas knowledge gained from visiting most of the MG Car Club Centres around the world. He is also an advanced instructor in desert and jungle survival techniques, as well as a black belt in several self defence disciplines.