Our Team

We’ve invested in a strong leadership team across our business, with each individual bringing a wealth of industry knowledge and extensive experience in helping businesses like yours.

John Newman

John Newman

Non-Executive Chairman

John’s extensive experience ranges from executive directorships of four quoted companies to the CEO of LSE-listed UK Safety plc. Volunteer work includes serving as chairman of Headway Bristol and business adviser for The Prince’s Trust.


Julian Telling

Julian Telling

Non-Executive Director

With 40 years’ experience, Julian founded and sold a retail financial services group. He’s also been involved with a number of AIM Listed financial service businesses, with experience in acquisitions, rights issues and trade sales.


Ron Russell

Ron Russell

Non-Executive Director

A qualified accountant with vast experience advising small businesses. Ron is a director of UK Private Healthcare Limited, Scot-Leasing Limited, Polish Private Healthcare Limited, partner at Delron LLP and a member of the Audit and Risk Committees.


Tanya Raynes

Tanya Raynes

Non-Executive Director

Tanya has held a variety of senior executive roles within both blue-chip corporates and SMEs. More recently, she has acted as CEO for Centreline and is currently Non-Executive Chair for that company’s parent, Pula Aviation Services, having played a role in the sale of Centreline to Pula Ltd.


Ed Rimmer

Ed Rimmer

Interim CEO

Ed has worked within commercial finance for over 20 years and was previously Time Finance’s Chief Operating Officer until April 2020, having joined the Group in 2017 as Managing Director of their newly established Commercial Finance Division.


James Roberts

James Roberts

CFO

Qualified in accountancy, James has held leadership positions with several AIM listed companies. He has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions within fast-paced, growing businesses.