our teams – business owners
Kevin O’Brien – Partner
Kevin has been in the haulage industry since 1983 when he joined the GOLF Cargo Terminal in Bradford as General Manager. He subsequently set up his own business consolidating and distributing cargo for an Italian operator and in 1995 set up Freightlink Europe with wife, Lesley . Kevin therefore has extensive knowledge in both warehousing and distribution and the safe transporting of goods
Hobbies: Offshore sailing (particularly Ireland and Hebrides), reading and walking
Lesley O’Brien – Partner
Lesley has worked in the transport industry for over years and joined husband Kevin in Freightlink Europe in 2008.
As well as managing Freightlink Europe Lesley runs, sister Company, Freight Train, specializing in Driver CPC Training, Transport Consultancy, Transport Audits and Compliance – www.freight-train.co.uk).
Lesley sits on the Regional Council and Executive Board of the Road Haulage Association (RHA) and the Yorkshire Maintenance Committee, alongside DVSA and the Traffic Commissioner.
Lesley is passionate about promoting the transport industry as a career choice to both ladies and school leavers and in 2017 persuaded the RHA to set up She’s RHA, with the aim of promoting diversity and inclusivity in transport
Hobbies: Keep fit, cooking, entertaining at home, cinema, travel, keeping husband Kevin in line!!