Business Description

Autins Group specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of acoustic and thermal insulation solutions primarily in the automotive sector but with an increasing focus on other sectors, including white goods, power generation, marine, apparel, rail, commercial vehicles and industrial sectors.

The directors believe that Autins Group is one of the leading UK suppliers of noise and heat management products in the automotive market, producing and supplying over two million parts per month to customers including some of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers, including Jaguar Land Rover, Bentley and Honda.

The management team has overseen significant growth in the business in a challenging macro-economic climate and is committed to leading further growth as a public company. The directors believe there is significant opportunity for ongoing organic growth through product development and broadening relationships through further international expansion, against a backdrop of a strong and growing market.

Autins Group has made significant investment in new technology in recent years, alongside improvements in product capability and a growing reputation for providing innovative solutions to meet the needs of its customers.

Incorporation Details

The company was incorporated and registered in England and Wales on 25 March 2014 under the UK Companies Act with registered number 8958960 as a private company limited by shares with the name Auto Autins Limited. The company resolved to change its name to Autins Group Limited on 13 May 2014 and was issued a certificate of incorporation on change of name by Companies House on 27 May 2014.

The registered office, head office and principal place of business:

Company name: Autins Group plc
Country of incorporation: England and Wales
Company registration number: 8958960
Main country of operation: United Kingdom and Europe
Registered office and principal place of business: Autins Group plc, Central Point One, Central Park Drive, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 0WE 


Adam Richard Attwood, Non-Executive Chairman

Adam joined the Autins’ Board in January 2016 as non-executive Chairman, having previously provided strategic guidance to the Board since 2013. He has over 20 years’ experience of working with growth-focussed SMEs. Originally a corporate solicitor with Norton Rose Fulbright, he moved into quoted company advisory and European M&A with Charterhouse Bank. He then progressed to direct private equity investment with ISIS Equity Partners (now known as Livingbridge) focusing on investments in the Midlands region.  Adam now has a portfolio of non-executive roles with manufacturing and branded businesses with increasing focus on international expansion. Adam chairs the Group’s Nominations Committee.

Mark Taylor,
Non-Executive Director 

Mark was appointed to the Board in November as a Non-Executive Director and is Chair of the Audit Committee. He is a highly experienced chartered accountant and a member of the ICAEW.  He has worked in the accountancy profession throughout his career, at KPMG, Baker Tilly and ultimately for 19 years as a partner in Grant Thornton, before retiring in 2019. He was an audit and transaction support partner specialising in due diligence in his final eight years with Grant Thornton. Mark’s experience covered many sectors including the automotive supply chain. He has also served as a non-executive director and chair of the audit and remuneration committee of Tandem Group plc since 2019.

Andrew Bloomer, Chief Executive Officer

Biography to follow.

Kamran Munir
, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Kamran was appointed to the Board in January 2020 as Group Chief Financial Officer, being a Chartered Accountant with 20+ years experience as a Senior Finance Leader in strategic and operational roles. He has both Corporate and Venture Capital experience including “Dragons Den” projects, and is an Economics graduate from the University of Cambridge. Kamran also serves as CFO for the Coventry Refugee & Migrant centre, and is a founding Trustee for the Open Hearts Open Minds Foundation charity. Formerly Kamran was European Finance Director for Timet within the PCC group of companies.

Senior Management


Joerg Thul, Group Director or QHSE & Operations UK

Joerg is an experienced quality professional with a background in engineering and a track record in creating, managing and developing the quality function within the automotive supply chain. Joerg is accomplished in the introduction, use and maintenance of core automotive quality and lean core tools and has a degree in Integrated Technologies from Sheffield University.


Stefan Janzen, Group Applications Manager 

Stefan worked for HP Pelzer Group for over 20 years as a research and development engineer focused on automotive acoustic products and solutions, before joining Autins GmbH as Research and Development Manager in late 2013. Stefan has a degree in Biology from Westfälische Wilhelms University in Münster, Germany.


Matthias Migl, Managing Director, Autins GmbH

Matthias has 20 years’ experience in the automotive industry including with the specialist NVH and soft trim component manufacturer HP Pelzer Group, with a particular focus on acoustics. Matthias has been Managing Director of Autins GmbH since 2013 and holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Friedrich – Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany.

Henrik Pettersson, Operations Manager, Autins AB

Henrik brings 20 years’ experience in the automotive industry, progressing rapidly from operator to operational manager for Schenker Automotive’s direct sequenced supply to Volvo. Henrik played a leading role in the creation, management and development of the start-up Swedish site, with a keen eye on cost, agility and automotive best practice. Since April 2019 Henrik has been the in-country manager for the Autins Swedish operations bringing in Group support to facilitate operational scaling as required.  Henrik has a master’s degree in Electricity and Signal Technology from the University of Borås, Sweden.


Shane Kirrane, UK Commercial Director

Shane has over 20 years’ experience of sales management, business development and engineering experience in the automotive and niche vehicle sector.  Shane started his career in NVH in the early 2000’s and has a diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control Engineering.  He has a range of commodity experience, having worked with a number of key Automotive Tier 1’s.  Shane joined Autins with the intention to leverage his “roots” of NVH and further foster already strong Autins relationships, as well as expand the capabilities and solutions Autins can offer.


Dr Alaa Memari, Group R&D Manager

Alaa is an experienced material scientist with over 12 years history of working in the automotive, FMCG, thermoplastics and medical industries.  He has a strong technical knowledge in textiles and polymer materials and has previously occupied roles in R&D, product development and materials and process engineering.  He joined Autins in November 2020 as Neptune Manufacturing Lead focusing on understanding and improving the Neptune line and product.  Since August 2022, he has been appointed Group R&D Manager working alongside Autins’ leadership towards achieving the company’s strategic targets and visions.


Liz Northwood, UK Human Resources Manager

Liz has over 25 years’ experience of people management from both the financial and public sector.  She joined Autins in February 2013 to set up the Human Resources Department.  She now also leads the training function in the UK.  Liz was involved with the factory move for Autins back in 2014 and in several restructures, along with recruitment of many of the current team.  Prior to working for Autins, Liz worked for NatWest Bank in operational and systems improvement.  She has also worked for the Careers Service within administration and centre re-organisations.