About Us

Evro Publishing was founded in January 2014 to publish a select list of high-quality motorsport books.


Eric Verdon-Roe - Chairman

Eric Verdon-Roe spent 33 years at Haymarket Publishing, ending as Group Managing Director and Chairman of the motoring division.

In helping to guide Haymarket to its position as the world’s leading publisher of motoring magazines and websites, his responsibilities included Autosport, Autocar, Classic & Sports Car, F1 Racing, PistonHeads and What Car?


Mark Hughes - Editorial Director

Prior to joining Evro Publishing, Mark Hughes was Editorial Director of the Books Division at Haynes Publishing for 14 years.

His earlier career was spent first at Haymarket Publishing, where he was Editor of Autosport and Classic & Sports Car, and then as a freelance editor/writer managing the production of dozens of books. 


Rebecca Leppard - Head of PR

Rebecca Leppard looks after Evro Publishing's marketing in the UK. Rebecca has worked in the lifestyle and motor sport publications industry for 17 years including managing the PR for Haynes Publishing Group, which included the world renowned car and motorcycle owner’s workshop repair manuals.

She launched her own business Eventageous PR in 2004 specialising in automotive PR, marketing and events.


Judy Stropus

Judy takes care of marketing for Evro Publishing in the United States. Based in Connecticut, she is an award-winning automotive/motorsports publicist, author, journalist, race-car driver and event organizer. Before the introduction of computers, she was a respected professional timer/scorer for top race teams, including Penske Racing.