WHO WE ARE

Independent asset finance broker 

We are based in Ipswich and have been working in the Suffolk area since 1984 and as a result have built strong relationships with our customers and established a trusted portfolio of lenders and suppliers. We value the loyalty of all our customers who range from private individuals to businesses in both the commercial and private sectors across a wide range of industries. 

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Ian Waddleton
Founder and Director

Ian was a founder of West End Leasing in 1984 along with his friend associate Bryan who sadly passed in 2012. Ian has nearly 40 years in the Asset Finance business and expertise in structuring company lending.

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Georgia Turner
Office Manager

Georgia joined West End Leasing straight from school in 2014. She quickly grasped her multi-role in our business and is now a key member of the WEL organisation and not only manages the general office duties but is also PA to Ian.

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Helen McAslan
Underwriting Manager

Helen is one of our most experienced & valued staff, having previously worked for worldwide lending & finance institutions. for over 25 years. She is particularly skilled at getting funding placed for clients that may have challenged circumstances. she also plays a key role with Georgia supporting Ian and his clients.

Steve Stopher
Key Accounts

Steve has over 20 years experience in the Specialist Construction industry, purchasing and financing capital assets. Steve has a fast growing portfolio of clients that are looking to fund a wide range of vehicles and capital equipment and commercial funding.

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Kevin Howard
Finance & Managing Director 

Kevin's background is accounting and has been a Finance Director for over 30 years. His main role is building the business and strategic finance planning for the companies future.

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Ken Anderson
Finance Consultant

Ken has over 40 years of experience encompassing rail, road, terminals, ports, security and labour provisioning covering both commercial and operations, IT Operations, Financials, HR and Health & Safety.

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Grant Craven
Finance Consultant

Grant has been in the Finance Industry for over 25 years. He has a extensive knowledge of business asset finance and has a loyal local customer base and is particularly good at matching the right package to the customers unique requirements.

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Adam Reason
Digital Marketing Consultant

Adam has over 35 years of sales & marketing experience with the Motor Industry having worked for BMW & Jaguar and now runs his own Porsche specialist business,  He has also been involved in the Finance and Insurance sector and has a wealth of business knowledge.

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