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Meet Our Management Team
The board of directors and senior management team comprise:
Lisa Wood MBA
Managing Director & Shareholder
- 20 years plus financial services experience, majority in the asset based lending sector.
- Wealth of underwriting, client relationship management and operational risk management expertise.
- Previous roles include Deputy MD, Chief Credit Officer at Shawbrook Business Credit, Chief Credit Officer at
- Centric Commercial Finance. Head of Underwriting & Audit at GE Commercial Finance.
- Lisa also held roles at NMB Heller Financial, Bank of Scotland and Lloyds International Factors.
Commercial Director & Shareholder
- 20 Years plus financial services experience, majority in asset based lending sector.
- Recognised deal-maker with a proven track record in deal origination, driving business growth in numerous senior roles.
- Previous roles include Commercial Director Shawbrook Business Credit, Executive Sales Director Centric Commercial Finance, Regional Director GE Commercial Finance. Stuart also held roles at Davenham, Barclays & Lloyds Banking Group.
Relationship Director & Shareholder
- 20 years’ experience in asset based lending sector.
- Extensive client relationship experience and outstanding customer service skills.
- Previous roles include Senior Client Manager at Shawbrook Business Credit, Senior Client Manager and Auditor at GE Commercial Finance and Auditor at GMAC Plc.
- Director of Praetura Capital LLP.
- Finance Director Praetura Asset Finance.
- ACA Qualified ex Grant Thornton.
Business Development Manager
- Strong Asset Based Lending industry experience.
- Previous role: Origination / Business Development at Shawbrook Bank.
- CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting and Finance.
- BA in Business Management, 1st Class.
Non executive Director & Shareholder
- Founding Partner Praetura Capital.
- NED & Co-Founder Praetura Asset Finance, established in 2014 - £80m gross lending to date.
- Leads Asset Backed investments for Praetura Capital.
- 20 years financial services including ABN Amro & establishing UK ABL business for Bank of Ireland.
Senior Relationship Manager
- 17 years' experience gained at Shawbrook Bank, GE and Five Arrows.
- Strong asset based lending expertise
- Spanning both audit and client management roles.
Non-Exec Chairman & Shareholder
- Managing partner Tosca Debt Capital LLP, established north-west based debt fund.
- Ex Partner debt advisory at EY.
- 20+ years ABL experience including establishing bank of Ireland ABL division