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Bluestone Motor Finance finalists for two categories at Asset Finance Connect Summer Awards 2023

Posted on:
May 19, 2023
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Bluestone Motor Finance

Asset Finance Connect is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2023 Summer Awards. Edward Peck, CEO and Founder of Asset Finance Connect commented “2023 has seen an overwhelming number of entries, the most we have ever received. The quality of these entries has also been extremely high making the job of the judges all that more difficult.”

The winner for each category will be announced during the awards ceremony and gala dinner taking place on the 12th July at the prestigious Hurlingham Club in London. For information about the event or to book your table now please click here.

Finalists 2023:

AFC asset finance provider of the year 2023 sponsored by LTi Technology Solutions

  • Aldermore Bank
  • Arkle Finance
  • Hampshire Trust Bank
  • Haydock Finance
  • Novuna Business Finance
  • Paragon Bank
  • Shire Leasing PLC
  • Time Finance
  • White Oak

AFC auto finance provider of the year 2023 sponsored by Sopra Banking Software

  • Bluestone Motor Finance Ireland
  • Dawsongroup Finance
  • JBR Capital
  • Mobilize Financial Services
  • MotoNovo Finance

AFC equipment finance provider of the year 2023 sponsored by NETSOL Technologies

  • Close Brothers Asset Finance
  • CSI Leasing
  • Millbrook Business Finance
  • Novuna Business Finance
  • STAR Asset Finance

AFC broker of the year 2023

  • Anglo Scottish Asset Finance
  • Approved Business Finance
  • Charles & Dean
  • Chatsbrook Finance
  • Green Technology Finance Limited, trading as Event Equipment Finance
  • PMD Business Finance
  • STAR Asset Finance
  • Wiseman Finance

AFC lender of the year 2023

  • BMW Group Financial Services and the EVOLVE Project Team
  • Close Brothers Asset Finance
  • Dawsongroup Finance
  • JBR Capital
  • Metro Bank
  • Simply
  • United Trust Bank
  • White Oak

AFC professional services firm of the year 2023

  • Auxillias
  • Finativ
  • Vehicle & Asset Solutions Ltd (VAS)

AFC best auto or equipment finance organisation to work for 2023 sponsored by CBC Resourcing Solutions

  • Aldermore Bank
  • Anglo Scottish Finance
  • Close Brothers Asset Finance
  • Hampshire Trust Bank
  • Haydock Finance
  • Lombard
  • Metro Bank Asset Finance
  • Millbrook Business Finance Ltd
  • Novuna Business Finance
  • Shire Leasing PLC
  • Simply
  • STAR Asset Finance
  • United Trust Bank

AFC social award 2023

  • Alfa Financial Software
  • Charles & Dean
  • Helen Lumb, Chief Financial Officer, Shire Leasing Plc
  • JBR Capital
  • Ken Hunnisett, Triple Point Heat Networks Investment Management

AFC CEO of the year 2023 sponsored by Alfa 

  • Alice Altemaire, CEO, Mobilize Financial Services
  • David Hamilton, CEO, Solifi
  • Donal Murphy, Managing Director, Bluestone Motor Finance Ireland
  • Giacomo Carelli, CEO, CA Auto Bank
  • Jim Higginbotham, CEO, STAR Asset Finance
  • Justin Amos, Managing Director, Millbrook Business Finance Ltd
  • Tim Albertsen, CEO, ALD

AFC rising star award 2023

  • Abbie Mosley, Broker Manager, Time Finance
  • Aysha Ellis-Aziz, Global Marketing Manager, NETSOL Technologies
  • Cameron Small, Managing Director, Honey Asset Finance Ltd
  • Cara Denton, Credit and Business Analyst, Shire Leasing Plc
  • Casey Boterill, Senior Account Manager – Team Leader, Millbrook Business Finance Ltd
  • Christopher Clyne, Client Support Manager, Lloyds Bank
  • Essie Quinnell, United Trust Bank
  • Georgie Major, Business Development Executive, Metro Bank PLC
  • Haider Mirza, Corporate Credit Analyst, PEAC Finance
  • Inayah Noormahomed-Qureshi, Associate, Shoosmiths
  • Ivan Bagaliyski, Go-to-Market Strategy Director, Solifi
  • Jasmine Buller, Junior Project Manager, STAR Asset Finance
  • Justin Amos, Managing Director, Millbrook Business Finance
  • Kevin Calkiewicz, Charles & Dean
  • Maddy Pooley, Broker Support Manager, Simply
  • Molly Hill, Regional Sales Manager, Finance For Industry, Close Brothers Asset Finance

AFC outstanding achievement award 2023

  • Andrew Martin, Chief Data Officer, CrediCar
  • Emily Skellham, Head of Credit, Approved Business Finance
  • George Dunn, Senior Finance Broker and Executive Director, Approved Business Finance
  • Jemma Gregory, Head of Customer, Strategy & Communication, BMW Group Financial Services and the EVOLVE Project Team
  • Louise McIntosh, Head of AF Operations, United Trust Bank
  • Robert Still, Head of Sales, Structured Asset Finance, Hampshire Trust Bank
  • Sales Support Team, Time Finance plc

AFC excellence in technology award 2023 sponsored by VIP Apps Consulting

  • Conrad Ford – Chief Product & Strategy Officer Allica Bank, Nick Moss – Director of Lending Product Allica Bank
  • Mobilize Financial Services IS Team
  • Novuna Business Finance
  • Sopra Financing Platform (SFP)
  • Technology Development Team, Propel Finance
  • Transport Platform, Lloyds Banking Group & Lex Autolease
  • United Trust Bank and / or Louise McIntosh, Head of Ops & Change, United Trust Bank Asset Finance

AFC excellence in compliance award 2023 sponsored by Shoosmiths

  • Auxillias – Supporting clients with the successful implementation of the FCA’s new Consumer Duty
  • Compliance Team, Shire Leasing PLC
  • CrediCar
  • Sarah Cunningham, Group Head of Compliance, STAR Asset Finance

AFC environment award 2023

  • Darren Riva, CEO, Capitas Finance Ltd
  • Energy / National Accounts and ESG / Wholesale Finance – Fleet and Contracts, Close Brothers
  • JBR Capital
  • Ken Hunnisett, Triple Point Heat Networks Investment Management
  • Mobilize Financial Services
  • Novuna Business Finance
  • Rigby Capital Europe
  • The DAVIS product from Licence Check. Developed by James Povah with support from the team
  • The Lombard Climate Transition Team

In additional to the AFC Awards the winners of the AF50 Annual Survey Awards will also be announced.

The annual AF50 is the UK’s most influential survey of business and equipment lessors, which tracks the health of the market and identifies the key trends that are set to have an impact on the sector. Awards that will be presented during the AFC Summer Awards include:

  1. ASSET FINANCE CONNECT TOP 5: the top 5 lenders by outstandings
  2. Strongest Advance: The firm that has moved the up the most number of places in the AF50 in one year
  3. Strongest growth in one year: The firm that has shown the highest percentage growth in their total book
  4. Strongest growth over there years: The firm that has shown the highest average annual growth rate in their total book over the last three years
  5. Strongest growth in one year: The firm that has shown the highest absolute growth in their total book
  6. Highest new entry to AF50: The firm that has entered the AF50 for the first time at the highest place

The survey is based on audited and publicly available accounts or other published information, using the latest data filed at Companies House.

The winner for each category will be announced during the awards ceremony and gala dinner taking place on the 12th July at the Hurlingham Club. For information about the event or to book your table now please click here.

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