White Oak Leases & Loans appoints Chief Risk Officer and Chief Credit Officer

9th April 2021

White Oak Leases & Loans has announced that it is strengthening its executive team in the UK with the hires of a Chief Risk Officer and Chief Credit Officer.

Nick Isaacs has been hired as Chief Risk Officer of White Oak Leases & Loans and is responsible for the implementation and execution of lending strategies as well as sharing oversight over credit policies. He brings over 20 years’ experience having held senior roles at multinational and fintech lenders, most recently as Chief Credit Risk Officer at Future Finance.

Whilst Chris Heeley has been appointed Chief Credit Officer. Heeley is a White Oak Leases & Loans veteran having been involved in the business since 1999 and progressing through the ranks holding multiple roles across the credit function. Chris has been instrumental in the delivery of the CBILS programme and in his new role will oversee the credit function including its lending division, external funder support and internal underwriters.

Andy Davies, Managing Director of White Oak Leases & Loans, said “It’s great to be able to have both Nick and Chris in senior roles at White Oak and I’m confident that both will contribute to the bright future of the business. We are committed to supporting SMEs and trust is key to delivering that, which is what both appointments bring.”