With 25 years of industry experience working with companies across a wide sector range, taking in engineering, pharmaceutical, recycling through to retailing, structuring deals to accomodate growth and development.
John’s career includes running the Commercial Finance division at Alliance & Leicester, MD of Leeds Leasing plc, Haydock Finance Ltd and ULL Industrial Ltd, operating both in credit and constructing deals with clients.
He has also conducted a number of “hands on” business turnarounds along with business acquisitions, development and sales. John is also CEO of corporate finance boutique Arkios Ltd.
John holds an ACIB and a degree in Law from the College of Law.
With 18 years of finance, banking and leasing experience including Close Brothers Bank, RBS & Lombard, Warren has a wide experience of the funding of different industry sectors.
Most recently specialising in renewable energy but also with direct hands on experience in the engineering and oil & gas sector.
Warren joined B&YCP in 2011 predominantly to manage client relationships in UK and Republic of Ireland and is responsible for opening and running the Operations Office in Scotland.
Allistair is an experienced ABL and leasing specialist, having started his career as an underwriter with Lloyds and Scottish in the 1970s.
He also has hands on experience of all aspects of the motor industry, having also worked at a senior level within Ford and Nissan, as well as originating a large operating lease commercial vehicle fleet at MV Commercials as operations director.
Allistair joined B&YCP in 2011 to deal with clients in Scotland and Northern Ireland, and continues to run a specialist commercial vehicle contract hire book.
John comes from a corporate financing background, and has spent his career working with private and public companies across a range of sectors in the UK and Internationally. John is also a Director at Arkios, a corporate finance boutique alongside John Blanchflower.
In the past two years he has worked on deals in industries as diverse as engineering, O&G services, security and financial services, covering companies and investors across the UK, US, Europe, Middle East (including Iraq and Afghanistan) and India.
John is a Member of the CFA Society of the UK, an Associate of the Securities and Investment Institute and holds a BSc in Economics & Finance from Loughborough University.
Gordon has over 10 years corporate banking experience including leasing and structured finance with spells at Lombard, RBS and HSBC.
He has spent the last 5 years attached to the Aberdeen market taking in engineering and supporting the offshore industry of oil & gas and renewable energy.
Gordon joined B&YCP in Spring 2016 and is based at the Aberdeen office specialising in the offshore market.
Rob joined B&YCP in early 2016 coming from a background of 25 years experience in the quarrying and heavy plant market, including leasing into it.
Rob is based out of the London office but covers the whole UK specialising in funding heavy plant and W2E.
Chris has over 30 years experience as an institutional stockbroker working with corporates across a whole range of sectors but principally alternative financials, engineering, waste and energy companies.
Capital raising has always been an integral part of stockbroking and Chris has been involved in many IPOs, including Carluccios, Gooch and Housego and Whitehead Mann as well a significant number of rights issues and placings.
Chris has worked at both larger broking firms like Schroder Securities, and smaller firms where he was one of the original founders of Sutherlands London, ran Altium Securites and was joint CEO of Charles Stanley Securities. In recent years he has been been closely involved with raising capital for hydrogen fuel cell companies as well as other alternative energy companies.
Louise and has over 25 years’ experience of Asset Finance in Processing, Collections , Customer Service and Account Administration working for Lombard & First National.
Louise is located in the Operations Centre in Dunfermline providing support to the sales team in all aspects of the back office function.