Imagining, building and maintaining an appropriate operating model has long been a challenge. These days it can feel like the most elaborate jigsaw.
How to construct strategies that both reflect and enable commercial ambition? How to build solutions that address the ever-growing spectrum of competing influences? How to make coherent investment decisions that don’t risk being rendered obsolete by competitor innovation? How to do all of this whilst trading in challenging, crowded markets and continuing to grow?
Loxbear Advisory combines the experience of two of the most knowledgeable minds in the financial services industry from the past 20 years to provide a unique service for lenders looking to evolve and improve both performance and efficiency.
Whether it’s a change project that needs managing, legacy systems that require attention or a strategy that needs renewal, Loxbear Advisory focuses on practical advice and support that delivers real, sustainable commercial advantage.
A former Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Close Brothers Invoice Finance and COO of Close Brothers Retail Finance, Rob Harris has developed systems and designed and implemented operating strategies across a range of markets.
Whether for established businesses in need of modernisation and re-organisation or start-ups requiring initial trading capacity, he has built market-leading and market-changing products in a career which also includes time at RBS Invoice Finance and GE Capital.
Alex Hilton-Baird, meanwhile, has seen the world through the lens of the customer, having established Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions – one of the UK’s most respected commercial finance brokers – in 1997.
Going on to build the wider Hilton-Baird Group, which additionally provides outsourced risk management and debt collection services to the UK and European asset based lending, equity and insolvency markets, Alex is viewed as an expert throughout the financial services industry.