Michael Lloyd

April 23, 2019

Fintech platform and mortgage lender Freedom Finance has appointed Neill Skinner as its chief finance officer, reporting to chief executive Brian Brodie.

He will be responsible for the funding and capital structure of the group, as well as the management of relationships with investors, banks and advisers and has held CFO positions at a number of quoted and PE business, and brings experience of blue-chip standards and regulated markets.

Brodie said: “We are delighted that Neill has joined us and I have no doubt he will be instrumental in driving Freedom Finance forward to achieve its ambitious goals. Neill’s appointment bolsters Freedom Finance’s leadership team, while also bringing a wealth of strategic M&A experience.”

Skinner added: “Freedom Finance provides a unique customer offering and has a track record for first class customer service.

“I was eager to join a hugely ambitious senior team who have a clear vision for the future of the business. I am very much looking forward to contributing to the strategy and to helping Freedom Finance deliver an exceptional experience for its customers.”

Skinner joins Freedom Finance from ParkingEye, having spent six years as strategy director at Speedy Hire. He led the launch of Speedy Hire’s international business across the Middle East and Central Asia.

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