ABFA Executive & Other Committees

ABFA Executive

The ABFA Executive meet four times a year on behalf of the Member companies of the Association. Managing the activities of the association to provide a voice for the industry.



Martin Cooper

Vice - Chair

Adrian Taylor

Chris Hawes

Firstsource Solutions UK Ltd
  Paragon Bank Business Finance PLC HSBC Invoice Finance (UK) Ltd

Edward Winterton

Greg Bell

Karl Trumper

Keith Softly

Bibby Financial Services Ltd Skipton Business Finance Ltd Barclays Trade and Working Capital Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance Ltd

Maurice Craft

Perry Burns

Steve Bentley


Regency Factors PLC Working Capital Partners Ltd RBS Invoice Finance Ltd  

Previous Chairman

Peter Ewen
ABN AMRO Commercial Finance
2015- 2016

Martin Morrin
Royal Bank of Scotland Invoice Finance
2014 - 2015

John Onslow
Shawbrook Business Credit
2012 - 2014 

John Bevan
Barclays Asset & Sales Financing
2011 - 2012

Steve Box

HSBC Invoice Finance (UK) Ltd
2010 - 2011

Maurice Craft
Regency Factors
2009 - 2010

Tim Corbett
Fortis Commercial Finance
2008 - 2009

Ted Ettershank
Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance Ltd
2007 - 2008

Jeff Longhurst
Crédit Agricole Commercial Finance
2006 - 2007

Adrian Sainsbury
RBS Invoice Finance
2005 – 2006
David Robertson
Bibby Financial Services, Banbury
2004 – 2005
Ann Horan
Bank of Ireland Finance
2003 – 2004

ABFA Committee, Forum Chairs & Advisors

The ABFA holds various sub-committees and forums throughout the year to address issues arising that are relevant to the industry. These sub-committees and forums include:

Edward Wilde

Honorary Legal Advisor
Squire Patton Boggs

Martin Cooper

Asset Based Lending Forum
First source Solutions UK Ltd

Michael Walsh

Irish Members Forum
Ulster Bank

Malcolm Ingram

Anti Money Laundering Forum
ABN AMRO Commercial Finance

Greg Bell

Invoice Finance Forum
Skipton Business Finance Ltd

Mark O'Rourke

Irish Members Forum
Bibby Financial Services Ireland

Duncan Stevenson

Legal and Technical Forum
RBS Invoice Finance

Carmen McLaughlin

Operations Forum
Barclays Trade and working capital

Raymond Foster

Scottish Forum
RBS Invoice Finance