Andrew Roberts joins Haydock as assets manager

Blackburn based Haydock Finance has appointed Andrew Roberts as asset manager, a new role created as the company continues to grow.

Andrew has 17 years of inudstry experience, beginning with Alliance & Leicester’s Commercial Finance and, more recently, Santander UK where he was asset manager for nine years.

In his role at Haydock, Andy will be responsible for determining asset strategy along with the management, compliance and valuation of all assets financed by the company. He will work closely with a number of stakeholders within the business including credit underwriting, collections and relationship management teams.

He said: “This newly created opportunity to join a highly respected and expanding business in the hard asset space, was one I couldn’t ignore. I am very much looking forward to contributing towards asset strategy at a time when Haydock embarks on a period of significant expansion, growth and diversification.”

Andrew will report to Ian Barr, Haydock’s credit and risk director, who said: "We are delighted to have Andy join our team. He brings with him a wealth of experience and a blend of technical, stakeholder engagement, financial and project management skills to assist us as we define and deliver a clear asset management strategy which in turn will underpin business growth and mitigate operational risk."

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