Established in 1999, City & European is an independent finance company with a team of experienced advisors who have all worked for some of the UK's leading banks and finance companies. You can be confident that when you are talking to City & European, you are talking to professionals who have an unrivalled wealth of knowledge in the asset finance industry.
Graham was trained in asset finance at Lloyds & Scottish (now part of the Lloyds Group). He then moved through sales and management roles at Lloyds, Bank of Scotland and Clydesdale Bank, until 1999 when after 20 years' of working for some of the UK's leading finance companies, he set up City & European Asset Finance.
Since starting in asset finance with Barclays Mercantile in 1990, Duncan subsequently worked for Clydesdale Bank and AT&T Capital, financing large value transactions within both the public and private sectors. Duncan joined City & European in 2002.
Steve joined Lloyds & Scottish (latterly Lloyds Bowmaker) in 1975. Various sales roles led to becoming branch manager in SW London. He joined Chartered Trust (Standard Chartered Bank) in 1985 as corporate manager in Guildford and branch manager, Basingstoke. He made the move into broking in 1995 and joined City & European in 2010
Chris has over 30 years' experience in the manufacturing sector. After 5 years in machine sales with Hurco Europe he moved to Close Brothers, becoming Sales Director in 2011. His vast knowledge of engineering and manufacturing is invaluable when assisting customers make the right financing decisions. Chris joined City & European in 2016.
Robert has worked in manufacturing since leaving school in the mid 80's. 10 years with Cromwell Tools and the next 10 years working in machine tools sales. Combined with a decade in asset finance for Close Brothers, Robert has a unique insight into how to help build your business. Robert joined City and European in 2016.