classic car

There's no school like the old school

Marcus Ross grew up in Haslemere and from early age was influenced by his father’s ownership and enthusiasm for collectors’ cars. Joining Haymarket Publishing in the mid-1980s he worked on Autosport and Classic and Sports Car and was then Ad. Manager for The Automobile before joining British Car Auctions in the '90s,where he jointly ran their Classic And Historic Division.

In 2001 he joined Bonhams where he quickly became Department Director of the Motoring Department and was responsible for, among other duties, developing the world - renowned Aston Martin auction at Works Service

More recently he set up a Southern office for the Cheshire-based auction house, H&H, before taking the decision to start his own company in 2008, from which Marcus Ross & Co has grown.

Married in 2000 to Tara, he has two children, Georgia and Daniel, a chocolate Labrador called Coco, two cats and currently two rabbits.