Leadership

Equiniti Riskfactor employs highly experienced staff and all of our Directors have previously worked within the commercial finance industry, ensuring they understand the challenges clients face.

JP8_0798.jpg Aaron Hughes Managing Director

Aaron has over 23 years’ experience as an invoice finance and asset based lending professional. The majority of his career has been spent in senior risk and operational roles, leading large teams and managing diverse portfolios of clients.

A former client, Aaron joined Equiniti Riskfactor in September 2012 with a remit to widen its reach. His previous roles have included National Head of Portfolio for GE Capital, Head of Operational Credit for Barclays and National Operations Manager at NAB. Whilst at Barclays, Aaron introduced the EQ Riskfactor software into the business and so can offer valuable support from personal experience regarding the implementation process for new clients.

Aaron has an impressive track record for delivering innovative solutions to loss mitigation in the commercial finance sector. These solutions have ranged from policy refinements to the harnessing of technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of risk management.

JP8_0485.jpg Alison Taylor Director

Alison has a wealth of experience gained from working in senior risk and operational roles for GE Capital, Aldermore and GMAC.  Alison’s early career was spent at Arthur Andersen where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant.  Alison joined Equiniti Riskfactor in January 2017 and heads up our new business division.

JP8_0097.jpg Ben Leah Head of Software Development

Ben has over 12 years' software development experience, primarily working on large-scale data analysis projects in the finance industry.

Ben joined Equiniti Riskfactor in 2004 and leads the development team who continually enhance the EQ Riskfactor product suite to take advantage of the latest technologies and to accommodate the emerging business needs of our clients. Ben oversees all research and new product development.

JP8_0745.jpg Jon Watts Implementation Manager

Jon has more than 15 years’ experience as an IT professional; the majority of that time has been spent delivering and supporting Management Information Systems within the finance and telecommunications industries.

Jon joined Equiniti Riskfactor in 2005, and since 2008 he has led the team responsible for the delivery and ongoing support of the EQ Riskfactor application to a constantly-expanding international customer-base.

The Implementation and Support team forges and maintains close working relationships with customers’ technical support teams, ensuring every EQ Riskfactor system is reliable, stable, and available to deliver critical risk management information on a timely basis to end-users.

Jon has recently project-managed the development and deployment of Equiniti Riskfactor’s Quality Management System which, in early 2016, led to the business gaining ISO 9001:2015 accreditation. The QMS underpins the very high standards of product- and service- delivery, for which EQ Riskfactor is renowned across the commercial finance industry.

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