Haydock Finance has announced the appointment of Andrew Roberts as Asset Manager.

Roberts’ experience in the industry stretches 17 years. Having first worked at Alliance & Leicester’s Commercial Finance and then, up until September of this year, with Santander UK where he held the position of asset manager for 9 years, directly responsible for a wide and diverse own-book portfolio of assets.

In his role at Haydock, Andy will be responsible for determining a clear asset strategy along with the management, compliance & 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.

Ian Barr, Credit & Risk Director at Haydock Finance, 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.”