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Matt Jones, head of asset finance at Henry Howard Finance 4

Matt Jones

Head of Asset Finance

  • Matt began his asset finance career in 1997 at Lombard North Central Plc, where he regularly featured amongst the company’s outstanding annual achievers
  • As Director of Asset Finance at Lombard, Matt led a highly successful sales team for seven years, before joining Henry Howard Finance in 2014
  • Matt and his team strive to consistently meet and exceed customers’ expectations, by providing a high quality service, matching customer requirements with appropriate solutions
  • In 2016, Matt was named as one of the Leasing Life Power 50, a list of the most influential people working in asset finance across Europe.
  • Married with two young children, outside of work Matt is also a keen golfer.

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Richard Arnold

Regional Director (South West)

  • Richard joined Henry Howard Asset Finance in 2017, as regional director for the South West covering Cornwall, Devon and Somerset
  • Prior to Henry Howard Finance, Richard was a director of asset Finance at Lombard where he managed a successful sales team for over 10 years
  • With over 30 years industry and geographical experience, Richard is an expert in financial products including asset finance, re-financing, plant and vehicle hire finance
  • Agriculture, renewable energy and leisure are Richard’s specialist areas of expertise
  • Richard is married with 2 teenage children and in his spare time enjoys cycling  and golf

Norrie MacDonald

Norrie MacDonald

Account Manager

  • Norrie has spent more than thirty years in Commercial Finance and Insurance
  • During his career, Norrie has held a variety of senior positions at companies such as Previous RBS, Aviva, Allianz and Principality
  • With a wealth of industry experience, Norrie joined the Henry Howard Asset team in March 2012
  • Norrie is married with four grown up children and in his spare time, he enjoys his duties as the Chairman of Ponthir AFC

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Andrew Cox

Account Manager

  • Andrew joined Henry Howard Finance as an Account Manager for Henry Howard Asset in 2013
  • Before joining HHF, Andrew founded his own successful business, of which he is still Managing Director
  • Andrew strives to deliver an excellent level of service to his customers, and is passionate about building and maintaining relationships
  • Outside of work, Andrew is also Director of Football at Undy Athletic FC, and is responsible for all commercial and operational activities

Simon Kinsman

Simon Kinsman

Account Manager

  • Simon’s financial career began in 1991, with a focus on dealer and client relationships across a range of financial services
  • With a depth of experience, Simon is familiar with managing both small dealers and multi-million pound accounts
  • Simon specialises in business finance and asset finance, including commercial vehicles, construction, waste and agriculture
  • Before joining Henry Howard Asset Finance in 2015, Simon worked for JCB Finance, helping to develop a new finance product as an alternative to contract hire
  • In his spare time, Simon is currently completely remodelling his new house. In his real spare time, Simon helps to coach his sons football team

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Ian Thomas

Account Manager

  • Ian joined Henry Howard Asset Finance in 2015, leaving behind his position as Relationship Director at Lombard, where he had worked for more than 30 years
  • During his time at Lombard, Ian was recognised as salesman of the year, and consistently maintained the position of top performer in the South-West territory for 13 years+
  • Ian has a depth of experience in assisting customers with turnover of over £10m, and is passionate about providing finance solutions for businesses of all sizes
  • As a keen sportsman Ian plays golf and cricket at county age group level in his spare time

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Mark Mountford

Account Manager

  • Mark joined Henry Howard from RBS, where he was Relationship Director, responsible for supporting commercial companies in South Wales
  • Before focusing on corporate companies, Mark was responsible for a range of new and established SMEs
  • Mark started his asset finance career in 2001 with Lombard after 11 years with NatWest Bank where he undertook a number of Small Business and Commercial Business roles.
  • Mark is a committed team player and always strives to deliver the right solutions for his clients

Phil Butler

Phil Butler

Account Manager

  • Phil joined the Asset Finance Team as Account Manager in May 2017, adding a wealth of experience and local business knowledge to the team
  • With a career spanning almost 40 years in Banking & Asset Finance, Phil is a specialist in serving businesses of varying sizes from all sectors
  • As a Senior Manager, Phil has established a reputation for consistently providing excellent levels of service and expertise
  • Phil is passionate about delivery of tailored financial solutions to suit the particular needs of each business customer, in the most efficient way possible
  • Phil lives in Cardiff and is married with 2 grown up children . Phil is also a long standing (and suffering) Cardiff City season ticket holder

Natalie Stinton

Natalie Stinton

Sales Support Manager

  • Natalie joined Henry Howard Finance as a Sales Co-ordinator for the Asset team in 2014, before being promoted to Sales Support Manager in 2017
  • Natalie started her career in Finance in 2002, as a Finance administrator for Abbey Business, dealing with the accounts of UK businesses
  • As an adaptable and determined team player, she has also held challenging positions as a banking officer at the Magistrates Courts, and represented the Gaming and Liquor Finance department for the Government of Alberta
  • In her spare time, Natalie enjoys spending time with her two beautiful daughters – and always manages to squeeze in a 6am gym visit!