John is a former Chairman of ABFA (The Asset Based Finance Association) and co-founder of Centric Commercial Finance, where he was CEO through to its sale to Shawbrook Bank. Under Shawbrook’s ownership, he was a member of the executive team which ran the bank. Before founding Centric, John was COO of GE Commercial Finance and Chief Risk Officer of NMB-Heller.
Jon has over 20 years’ experience both in the Accounts Receivables and Asset-Based Lending sector. During his career, he has worked for NMB-Heller, GE Capital and, latterly, RBS Asset Based Lending. Jon has been involved in deals of all sizes and degrees of complexity in the UK and the US.
Joined IGF in July 2018. Originally graduating in Engineering, Andrew qualified as a Chartered Accountant and then gained many years of experience in ABL, initially with GE Commercial Finance and Centric Commercial Finance more recently as Head of ABL Underwriting with Shawbrook Bank. Andrew’s experience is in analysing and structuring ABL transactions across a broad range of sectors and complexities, typically event driven opportunities including acquisitions, restructurings and turnarounds.
Jim is a veteran of the industry having spent many years in senior risk related roles at Barclays and GE Commercial Finance, this last role as Head of Portfolio. At IGF Jim was Senior Underwriter, recently moving to be Head of Portfolio, responsible for managing risk across a growing book and ensuring the high level of customer service our clients have become accustomed too is maintained.