Meet the Team

Meet the team behind the North East’s largest taxi firm

Alex Hurst, Managing Director

Alex became managing director in 2010. In the eight years since, company turnover has doubled as the business has expanded to be one of the North East’s largest taxi firms. Under Alex’s management, the company fleet has grown to more than 230 vehicles, many of them hybrid and electric powered. Phoenix became the first company in the region to put a fully electric taxi on the road in 2012. You can get in touch with him at alex.hurst(at)

Alex sits on the board for Carbon Zero Futures. Click here to view his LinkedIn profile.

Lisa Bramley, Office Manager

Lisa Bramley is the operations manager for Phoenix Taxis. She heads up a team of 40 staff and is responsible for the successful daily running of our taxi fleet. She has 8 years of experience with the firm. If you have any live operational queries when expecting or experiencing a taxi booking, she can be contacted on 01670 540 222.