Chris and Maria set up NGI Finance to better meet the needs of business customers by providing a more personal service with increased flexibility in the financial products we can offer and not being tied to just one high street bank/supplier. NGI Finance now works with companies of all sizes across the UK to help ensure their continued success. NGI Finance has helped businesses secure over £100m worth of funding since its inception, with most of its business coming from referrals, testament to the competitive products and outstanding level of service that we provide.
Chris is the co-founder of NGI Finance and runs the business day to day. Having previously worked for Lloyds bank for 20 years where he ran a £200m Asset Finance business in the South East. Outside of work Chris is a keen road cyclist and a lifelong fan of Newcastle United Football Club.
Maria is the co-founder of NGI Finance, she helps run this business together with sister company NGI Residential Mortgages. She previously worked as an Area Manager at Lloyds Bank for 16 years, relocating twice and settling in Oxfordshire in 2003. Outside work Maria keeps busy at home with her 3 daughters, enjoying fitness and dog walks.
Sam is our Business Development Manager and joined NGI Finance in February 2018 following a 10-year career as a commercial insurance broker. Sam works mainly with business loans and asset finance. He is kept busy at home with his three girls and his Cocker Spaniel Sherlock, occasionally finding time to watch his favourite sports.
Lorna joined Chris and Maria at NGI Finance in March 2012 as Operations Manager. She manages the day to day running of the office along with assisting Chris with case files. Lorna previously worked for NatWest Bank and went onto manage offices in the construction and software industries. When not at work, Lorna enjoys dog walking.
Joined NGI Finance in 2015 after nearly 30 years with NatWest. Assists the commercial finance team and keeps in regular contact with clients. At weekends, she enjoys Ballroom and Latin American dance lessons with her husband and has two sons and two tortoises.
Ian runs the NGI Finance Franchise in Berkshire. He has 30 years of funding experience in Corporate and Commercial Banking and until recently was the Head of Business Banking for HSBC in the Thames Valley area. Outside of work Ian is married with two daughters, he is a sports enthusiast and a keen golfer.