Brian joined Freedom in 2016 having held senior positions in a range of businesses. Prior to Freedom he was Sales & Marketing Director for Virgin Money and was one of the executive team which floated the business in 2014. Prior to that Brian was CEO of HML Ltd which was and still is the largest Mortgage Servicer in the UK. Brian brought significant experience of large scale change as well as significant presence in the finance market. Brian gained the honour of graduating first in his MBA year and is a qualified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Brian is also a Trustee of the Royal Academy of Dance.
Andy joined the Group by way of the acquisition of his previous companies in 2016. Andy has brought extensive knowledge of growing businesses as well as a deep understanding of optimizing first and second charge mortgage sales. Andy runs Freedom Mortgages and has been instrumental in growing the first and subsequent mortgage business known as Freedom Mortgages. The growth in this area over the previous few years has made this operation one of the largest in the country. Andy has also been responsible for growing the successful Joint Venture with Mortgage Advice Bureau.
Michael joined the Group in 2016 to spearhead the professionalization of Business and Market development. Prior to joining Michael held senior business development roles in BGL Group, HBOS PLC and Countrywide PLC. Michael is recognised in the industry for his thought leadership and for delivering innovative solutions for clients operating in highly regulated markets. Michael speaks regularly at the House of Commons and has become a well recognise spokesperson for Freedom in the media. Michael has successful transformed Business development in Freedom which has made future new income generation more predictable.
Neill has served as CFO in a number of PE-backed and quoted groups, with experience of B2C and B2B businesses. After qualifying as a chartered accountant with PwC, Neill's early career was in M&A advisory, followed by senior financial roles at BNFL, covering both the UK and US. He was also Strategy Director at Speedy Hire plc, setting up Speedy's international contracting business in the Middle East and Central Asia.