CJ is a former associate editor of CAR, and now runs parent company Bauer Media’s digital automotive hub – the in-house team that provides much of the online content for CAR and sister site Parkers.co.uk as well as helping out with the magazine. He’s been writing about cars for nearly two decades now, though attempts to hide this fact with an extensive moisturising routine. A recent diversion into the world of light commercial vehicles means he knows an unhealthy amount about vans and pick-ups, too.
His former life at specialist automotive editorial agency Motoring Research means he’s also written for the likes of PistonHeads, the Sunday Times, City AM, Auto Express and the Microsoft MSN network, and has appeared in print – and on video – all over the world. The toughest part of the job so far has been running a Lamborghini Huracan for six months (something he still complains bitterly about several years later), though he’s also been fortunate enough to write motoring features from locations as diverse as the Australian Outback, the Arctic Circle, the Omani desert, South America and Cuba.
Having not learnt his lesson spending far too much ITB-modifying an MX-5, he’s now burning all his spare cash trying to keep a notoriously unfickle 996 alive. A car he bought largely by accident due to its entirely Nephrite Green interior.
For cat pictures, random musings, and to see just how green that cabin really is, you can find CJ on Twitter and Instagram. He’s also on LinkedIn, but is yet to work our quite why. Read CJ's latest articles in the list below.