Christopher Ash ACIB
Chris is a professionally qualified banker with over 30 years experience in corporate finance. He has held senior positions at Barclays and Lloyds banking groups, as well as establishing a turnaround division at First National.
He was also Group Finance Director of a substantial UK Printing Group, and has held many NED roles in industry as well as numerous advisory positions.
In the last 10 years, Chris has been founder and CEO of two specialist trade finance houses, before joining ExWorks Capital as UK Managing Director. He is well known internationally as an expert in Structured Transactional and Commodity Finance, and has lectured extensively on the global stage. He specialises in the Energy and Waste Management sectors, and has advised on a number of large Project Finance Deals both in the UK and Africa, including Solar Farms and Hydro-Electric Power schemes. Chris is active in the Charitable Sector, and has acted as a Regional Treasurer of the Royal National Lifeboat Association, as well as Treasurer of the Gardens of Eastern Lodge Preservation Trust.