Rob Brudenell appointed Agricultural Finance BDM

By Bridging Loan Directory -


Rob BrudenellBritish challenger bank Aldermore has appointed Rob Brudenell as its Business Development Manager with responsibility for agricultural finance.

Reporting to Paul Rooney, Head of Agriculture & Construction, Rob is responsible for liaising with specialist agricultural finance brokers based throughout the country, to provide agricultural equipment sales support finance including leasing and hire purchase.

Rob is based in Braintree, Essex and has more than 30 years experience gained in the agricultural finance market. Most recently, Rob was Agricultural Broker Manager for ING Lease UK and has also worked for Barclays Highland Finance, where he was responsible for launching New Holland Finance in Italy (New Holland is a Fiat group company). Rob has also spent time working as an agricultural broker.

Rob Brudenell said:

“I’m delighted to have joined Aldermore, which is really making its presence felt in the asset finance market. Aldermore Asset Finance has ambitious targets for the year ahead and I’m looking forward to helping it become a leading player in the agricultural finance market.

Paul Rooney, Head of Agriculture & Construction said:

“I’m delighted to welcome Rob to the team and wish him every success for the future. He is well known in the agricultural market and I have no doubt that his considerable experience will stand him in good stead.”

Aldermore has lent more than £2 billion (a combination of commercial mortgages, residential mortgages, asset finance and invoice finance) since first opening its doors for business in the summer of 2009. Aldermore has approximately 12,000 SME customers and has increased its business client base by 52% during the past year, at a time when many other banks have been scaling back their SME lending activities.