During April 2019, Freedom Finance appointed Neill Skinner as its Chief Finance Officer. Neill will be responsible for the funding and capital structure of the Group, as well as the management of relationships with investors, banks and advisors. Reporting to CEO, Brian Brodie, Neill will be working with the senior team to shape and deliver the wider Group strategy, whilst helping to enhance the pace of growth and operational flexibility.
Neill has held CFO positions at a number of quoted and PE business, and brings experience of blue-chip standards and regulated markets. He joins Freedom Finance from ParkingEye Limited having spent six years as Strategy Director at Speedy Hire plc. Neill led the launch of Speedy Hire’s international business across the Middle East and Central Asia.
The appointment follows the recent launch of Freedom Finance’s cloud-based platform and Neill will be heavily involved in designing and driving the next chapter of Freedom Finance’s growth story.
Brian Brodie, Chief Executive Officer at Freedom Finance 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.”
Neill Skinner, newly appointed Chief Financial Officer said, “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.”