Ian Isaac is Managing Director, Lombard, the UK’s largest provider of asset finance and part of NatWest Group. Ian is responsible for the leadership of asset finance across all UK business sectors, from SMEs to large corporates and including specialist fleet, unit stocking and technology businesses. Ian is a board member of the Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) and a former Chairman of the FLA’s Asset Finance Division. He is also a Director or The Leasing Foundation.
In this role Ian is committed to raising awareness of the alternative forms of finance that are available to businesses in the UK. Asset finance, in particular, offers businesses a number of benefits to help them grow and improve their competitiveness whether in the domestic or global marketplace.
Ian’s career at NatWest Group has stretched across 30 years, initially joining Lombard as an account executive and since then he has advanced through the business holding senior positions within both Lombard and its parent, including roles in Change Management, Risk and Strategy in addition to senior Sales leadership roles.
His achievements stem from an early commitment to a career in financial services. Ian qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in 1989, and the following year he succeeded in achieving a Finance and Leasing Higher Diploma, gaining the top student award.