Tel: 07884 442555
Paul is the CEO and a founding director of Leumi ABL. Having been Chief Executive of a former AIM quoted Invoice Finance company, Paul has much experience in managing and growing a successful business. With over 25 years’ experience in the industry, Paul brings a wealth of valuable experience to Leumi ABL. His philosophy of high levels of client service gives him and his team a clear edge when supporting clients to achieve their business plans.
Paul is married with two children. Away from work he enjoys golf and cricket – plus the odd glass of wine!
Tel: 07900 802774
Phil is a founding director of Leumi ABL and is Managing Director though a primary focus of his role is that of the Sales and Marketing side of the business, taking an active role in many deals. Phil has also been a founding director fulfilling the Operations Director role and main plc board member of an AIM quoted Invoice Finance company; therefore Phil understands the needs of growing businesses, having been involved in building up businesses himself. Before this, Phil worked for other Invoice Finance businesses in both operations and sales roles and prior to this worked in the accountancy profession and so is able to bring a broad skill base to business situations.
When not working Phil likes to be active. Having both kids and horses keeps him busy at weekends! One for the countryside, Phil enjoys walking in his native Yorkshire and winter holidays skiing.
Tel: 07827 340423
Alan joined Leumi ABL in June 2008 as Operations Director. He brings a deep understanding of the industry, having previously set up the asset based lending offering for RBS, as well as working with other invoice finance companies. He has seen the industry from both sides – both in an advisory capacity with an insolvency practitioner, as well as in client management, so is now well placed to drive growth in a safe way. Alan lectures at ABFA training courses.
Alan, is now enjoying working more locally after years of commuting to London spending more time with his son.
Sales Director – London
Tel: 07920 569661
As Regional Sales Director responsible for the Southern region, Steve works out of London. He has built a good reputation in the invoice finance market where he has worked since 1996, having had experience with both bank and independent providers. Steve now applies his many creative skills in the ABL market and is delighted to work with a team of like-minded individuals who share the same passion for doing business.
Away from work Steve likes to spend much time with his wife and two children, making the occasional escape to support Blackburn Rovers.
Jonathan (Jot) Hughes
Regional Sales Director – Thames Valley and South
Tel: 07584 630762
Jonathan Hughes joined Leumi ABL in August 2010 as Regional Sales Director – Thames Valley and South West, and has opened a regional office in Reading.
Jonathan, widely known as ‘Jot’ in the industry, has been actively writing mid market and large ticket Invoice Discounting business for many years, and is well known to dealmakers across the Thames Valley. Delighted to be back in Reading, he now also covers the area to Southampton and across to the South West. Jonathan is looking to support opportunities in the £1m-£25m funding range and commenting on his role he says: “Leumi ABL is one of the few providers who is really open for business and for the first time in recent years I feel I have now joined a company that is able and very willing to write mid market business.”
In his spare time, Jot is keen on golf, motor sport especially Formula 1 and an enthusiastic Poker player!
Sales Director – North
Tel: 07920 569664
Chris entered the commercial finance sector in 1995 and joined Leumi ABL at its inception in 2006. As Regional Sales Director covering the Northern region, Chris operates from Leumi ABL’s northern office in Manchester and has built a strong reputation amongst the introducer community for structuring solid deals.
When not working or providing a domestic taxi service he enjoys DIY, motor repair and restoration, cycling and squash.
Regional Sales Director – Midlands
Tel: 07824 486820
Jason joined Leumi ABL in October 2008 with 10 years’ experience of the corporate banking and ABL markets in both sales and operational roles. As Regional Sales Director for the Midlands, Jason is responsible for generating new business leads and referrals from business introducers and prospective clients throughout the Midlands – a region he knows extremely well. He is delighted to be part of a dynamic and entrepreneurial team with a great reputation for ABL deals.
Outside of work, Jason enjoys tennis and rugby whenever he’s not operating a taxi service for his family.
Regional Sales Director – Yorkshire and North East
Tel: 07824 486818
Having spent the last 3 years successfully building Leumi ABL’s reputation in Yorkshire, John is now spearheading the growth of Leumi Invoice Finance in the North as Regional Sales Manager. Prior to joining Leumi ABL he worked in the FMCG corporate sales sector. Along with his colleagues, John takes a dynamic, structured and commercial approach to getting deals done.
When not working, John’s high energy lifestyle includes frequent trips to the golf course. Always keen to stand out from the crowd, John has a reputation for sporting an array of highly colourful socks and shirts!
Regional Sales Director
Tel: 07717 783497
Martin has joined Leumi ABL from market leading credit insurer, Coface, where he was Head of Sales in Receivables Finance. With an extensive ABL background and wide contact database, primarily in London and the South East, Martin will be sourcing and transacting ABL deals in the funding marketplace.
Outside of work, Martin is married with three daughters but gets his peace by playing golf at West Byfleet and forcing himself down to the gym reasonably regularly. He is also a keen rugby follower, as a former player, and an avid supporter of Leeds Rhinos Rugby League club.