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Team - John Allbrook

John Allbrook

Executive Chairman & CEO

John is an acknowledged thought leader in the IT financing sector, where he built powerful captive finance organizations for Apple, Compaq and Sun Microsystems. At GE Capital he helped establish the company as one of the pre-eminent pan-European commercial finance providers of both plant and machinery and car fleet management. At GoIndustry he helped build a global online marketplace that enabled large international manufacturing corporations to re-market surplus manufacturing equipment. He also led the integration of seven acquisitions and listed the company on AIM.
Most recently John was Executive Chairman of Syscap, one of the UK's leading independent providers of technology and business finance. John presided over a successful turnaround and re-definition of the company's growth strategy. During his 5 years with Syscap new business volume more than doubled and the company delivered 5 consecutive years of EBITDA growth. Syscap was acquired by the Wesleyan Assurance Society in 2015, which completed a successful exit of the business for the company's majority shareholder, AnaCap Financial Partners.

Team - Nick Pulford

Nick Pulford

Interim CFO

Nick is the Interim CFO of Borro. He has multi-sector experience, gained across a range of organizational structures, including PLC and Private Equity. His experience allows him to assist with the commercial expansion of the business, while maintaining appropriate levels of governance and reporting.

Nick has previously managed business refinancing and sale projects, including those with Asset Backed Lending arrangements. His experience of leading organic and acquisitive growth will support the ongoing development of the Borro business. 

Team - Claire Barrington-Jones

Claire Hillier

Chief Commercial Officer

Claire Hillier is the Chief Commercial Officer at Borro. She is responsible for the end to end client experience, deal structuring and new lending across the group. Claire spends much of her time working with clients and partners tailoring lending solutions. Prior to joining Borro, Claire was Senior Channel Manager for Lloyds Banking Group personal loans business, responsible for telephony lending performance for LTSB, BOS and Halifax. Claire has a strong client facing background and has more than 14 years' experience working within financial services.

Team - Tom Freeman

Tom Freeman

Chief Risk Officer / SVP

Tom Freeman is Chief Risk Officer / SVP at Borro. Tom is responsible for underwriting, logistics, appraisals, retail and analytics. Tom joined Borro in 2013 as 'Head of Business Information'. Prior to joining Borro, Tom was 'Head of Pricing' at UK gambling company, Betfair. Tom holds a degree in mathematics from Imperial College and a graduate diploma from College of Law London.

USA - Team - Gisa Bielfeldt

Gisa Bielfeldt

General Counsel

Gisa Bielfeldt is the General Counsel. She is responsible for all legal aspects of the business, compliance and company secretarial matters. From 2005-2012, Gisa was the General Counsel at GoIndustry-DoveBid plc, the international market leader in industrial machinery and equipment auctions and valuations. Since 2012 Gisa has held a number of senior in-house roles amongst others with Colt Technology Services and, most recently, ITRS Group. She previously spent almost 10 years as a corporate finance lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer working on public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and fundraisings.