Finance professional Sarah Parkin has joined the growing team of financial intermediary MAF Finance Group (MAF) as it strengthens its presence across the South and the East.
With over 30 years’ experience in financial services, Sarah specialises in asset finance having held positions with leading lenders such as Lloyds Banking Group and Lombard.
Based in Essex, Sarah joins MAF as regional sales director, covering the South and East of England. She will be using her expertise in asset finance to support businesses throughout the region, whether they are looking for new asset purchases or more complex facilities, such as restructuring and refinance transactions.
Sarah comments: “Over the last 14 years, MAF has established a reputation based on the lending skills of the expert team it has built and their commitment to providing the best funding options for clients from a wide panel of banks and alternative funders. I am excited to be part of such a dynamic business and look forward to playing a part in its continued success.”
Sue Chapman, joint manging director of MAF, adds: “As demand for our specialist lending services continues to grow across the UK, it is vital that we invest in growing and developing our team. With her extensive experience in asset finance, Sarah adds further strength and depth, enabling us to work with more businesses across the South and the East to structure the finance deals they need in order to scale up.”
Created in 2009 and now part of Begbies Traynor Group plc, MAF spans the complete financial market, working to support SMEs and larger corporates to source funding across a range of products. Comprising a 50-plus team of specialist bankers and asset financiers, it provides expertise in asset finance, invoice finance, property finance, healthcare, renewables, vehicle fleets and wider debt structuring.