Overview

We’re here to help.

Our approach is based on the relationships we build: with our clients, as well as the suppliers, operators and funders we have close ties with. This ensures we are always up-to-date with the latest industry developments and news, which gives us a greater insight into the best ways to help our customers. We are able to offer a unique combination of both in-house lending facilities and access to a wide panel of lenders and will only ever recommend the deal that's the best one for the needs of your company.

The Team

Meet the sales team.

Guy Wadsworth

Commercial Director

Guy’s role at Praetura Direct Finance is to develop and build a successful business, providing finance solutions for bus and coach operators across the UK. He’s responsible for all aspects of the business including sales, operations and credit.

With a career spanning over 30 years in the asset finance industry, Guy spent 14 years with the Davenham Group based in Manchester; specialising in the refinance of existing assets, from single items, to a whole asset register. The last eight years have been spent with Mistral Asset Finance, providing finance solutions to the bus and coach sector. He joined in its early years and was an integral part of building a successful team with an excellent reputation across the industry.

“I love the variety this job offers, the different challenges we face on a daily basis and the people – both customers and colleagues. I’m excited to be part of ensuring that Praetura Direct Finance fulfils its potential. I’m looking forward to this team building a successful finance company with a strong presence and reputation across the UK”.

 

Scott Burke

National Sales Manager

Scott is responsible for all aspects of new business and likes nothing more than meeting customers and helping to identify the different ways that asset finance can give them the ability to make their business grow. He enjoys working together with a wide variety of different clients, as an important and trusted partner.

Starting as a sales support assistant at Hansar Finance 13 years ago, Scott has worked his way up ‘through the ranks’ and has been a National Sales Manager for the last eight years, firstly with Mistral Finance and now with Praetura.

“We’re a close-knit team, having worked together for the best part of 10 years. The opportunity for a fresh challenge, whilst working as part of such a well-respected group was a really exciting prospect. At Praetura Direct Finance we have the tools at our disposal to make a real impact in the asset finance market”.

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