Aldermore bolsters risk management team to support growing business finance division


Aldermore, the specialist lender and savings bank, has made several new appointments to its Business Finance Risk Management function to further enhance the support that the team provides to the Bank’s wider Business Finance division.

 Jerry Barrie has been appointed as Head of Asset Management. In his new role, Jerry assumes responsibility for the monitoring and evaluation of the Bank’s asset finance portfolio and collateral. Prior to joining Aldermore, Jeremy worked in asset management at CIT Vendor Finance, a commercial and business finance provider. In his 26 year career, Jerry has also worked in asset management roles at Barclays Asset Finance and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.

 The Business Finance Risk Management team has additionally expanded with the appointment of Paul Buckland to the position of Head of In Life Credit; David Fabia as the Head of Flow Credit, assuming responsibility for the Proposal Management, Know Your Customer and Flow Credit Underwriting teams; and Eamon Foley as Interim Head of Analytics and Policy.

 The Business Finance Risk team now comprises over 100 people and is led by Owen Francis, Risk Director, Business Finance.

 Owen Francis, Risk Director, Business Finance at Aldermore, comments on the new appointments to his team:

“We are strengthening our risk team to support the positive and continuous growth of Aldermore’s Business Finance offering and welcome Jerry, Paul, David and Eamon to the team. The wealth of experience that the quartet brings to the Bank will help us to continue to manage the division’s risk appetite in a prudent and transparent way, while giving us the flexibility to react quickly to the financial needs of our growing SME customer base.”