Attis Credit Solutions - Meet the Team
The team at Attis are committed to providing a personal and professional service
Joint Managing Director
Paul has worked in credit insurance since 1990 and was owner and Managing Director of The John Reynolds Group Ltd, latterly known as Acumen Credit Insurance Brokers Ltd, until sold to Aon in Dec 2017, where he was Commercial Director for over 3 years. He is recognised for his specialism in the energy sector and boasts some of the worlds largest energy businesses as clients. A true family man, Paul loves nothing more than spending time with his wife, and college sweetheart, Nikki and their three children. If not working in credit insurance Paul would want to be travelling the world and eating in the finest restaurants which, to be fair, he’s largely achieving at Attis!
Joint Managing Director
Having started his career in 1994 as Group Credit Manager for a Commercial Printer, Steve has worked within the credit insurance industry since 2001. Based in our Leeds office, Steve is responsible for overseeing our client portfolio. I take great satisfaction in working with valued clients to assist in mitigating credit risk and optimising working capital. Our ethos is focused on delivering a personal service to all our clients, playing an integral part in promoting growth. Outside of work Steve enjoys valuable time with his family in addition to the odd round of golf.
Following a few years working for a Lloyds broker in London, Lisa started her career in credit insurance in 2000 at Euler Hermes UK. In 2005 she joined The John Reynolds Group Ltd, latterly known as Acumen Credit Insurance Brokers Ltd, before it was sold to Aon in December 2017. During this time Lisa was heavily involved in both compliance and operations across the business in addition to specialising in Energy and indeed, following the change of ownership to Aon, she later became Head of Energy. Outside of work, Lisa enjoys long walks in the Cheshire countryside and spends most of her holiday time enjoying the coastal path of North Norfolk, where she hopes to retire with her husband. Of course, there is always a pub at the end of any long walk!
Catherine started her career in credit insurance with Credit Insurance Brokers Ltd (CIB) in 2008, after graduating from Leeds University with a Law Degree. In 2014 Catherine joined Credit Risk Solutions Ltd T/A Xenia where she worked with a variety of businesses across a range of sectors. Catherine enjoys the diversity of broking, meeting new people, understanding requirements, and delivering innovative solutions that support growth. Most weekends Catherine can be found standing next to a football or cricket pitch watching her son play, the days of shopping and cocktails fast becoming a distant memory!
Richard is a Chartered Civil Engineer and Chartered Director, with an MBA from Manchester Business School and has a 30 year career as a Director of numerous B2B service businesses. Appointed CEO of Euler Hermes UK in 2002, Richard was instrumental in integrating the business into the wider EH Group. Subsequently, Richard managed the UK’s largest independent loss adjuster and also had a Global role as part of AIG’s Trade Credit business. Now working as an Non-Executive Director and Advisor, Richard ‘s role at Attis is to support the leadership team and support the development of the business. A keen Manchester City fan, when not watching football, Richard keeps active, cycling, skiing, playing golf and refereeing rugby matches. He has recently gained his RYA Coastal Skipper qualification and is looking forward to a few G&T’s on the yacht!
Head of surety
More years providing credit insurance and surety solutions than she cares to remember! Starting off her career at Trade Indemnity (now Euler Hermes) in 1976, she moved into broking in 1983 and has worked for a number of large multinational brokers. Susan loves a good night out and can be often found with a large glass of Pinot in her hand.
Peter joined CIA back in 1996 and has remained within the Credit Insurance industry since. Recently promoted to Branch Director in Leeds, Peter is keen to maintain focus on providing technical, practical and personable service to all clients, ensuring their Credit Insurance arrangements realise full potential. With two young children at home, free time is generally family time – following an initial shaky start, Peter is now an expert in following toy manufacturers’ build instructions , step-by-step.
Martin commenced his insurance career at the UK’s export credit agency, joining an international broking firm in 1990. A move to an independent broker presented the opportunity to be part of a management buy-out team and Martin remained within that business as Client Director until its subsequent sale in 2019. He was delighted to re-unite with former colleagues upon joining Attis Credit Solutions in July 2021. In his spare time Martin enjoys live music and sport (watching, not participating!) and a good walk in the countryside – usually followed by a pint or two of real ale.
After working for Barclays Bank for 7 years, Craig started his career in credit insurance in 1990 with Aon. In 2011 he joined UK Credit Insurance Specialists Ltd, latterly known as Acumen Credit Insurance Brokers Ltd, before it was sold to Aon in December 2017. Craig enjoys working with clients, prospects and financial intermediaries, delivering innovative solutions that support development and growth. Away from work, Craig is a family man and enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 sons which always involves classic cars, local pubs and enjoying the local North Yorkshire Moors scenery.
Nathan joined The John Reynolds Group in 2014, after starting his working career in accounting. During his time in Credit Insurance he has worked closely with clients assisting with credit limit negotiations, claims and technical guidance, market intelligence and sector information. He spends his spare time with his family however, he would love more time on the golf course but with two young children this proves difficult.
Jane has 25 years’ experience in credit management 15 of which were in management roles for national and global companies. Jane’s experiences include the complete cycle of order to cash, developing policies and procedures. This experience and technical expertise will be of great value and assistance in supporting our clients.
Evie started her Credit Insurance career in 2020 during the pandemic which proposed lots of new and interesting challenges at the beginning of her career. Evie enjoys building and maintaining relationships with insurers and clients which is key part of her job role. She also enjoys working to present solutions to whatever tasks come her way. Outside of work, Evie enjoys spending time with friends and family. You will most likely find her out walking with her dog Coco. Evie also enjoys playing netball for a local adults team which helps balance out the food and cocktails she enjoys on a weekend.
Jo joins us from one of the UK’s largest and leading fuel card providers. Over her 34 years there, Jo has worked in sales, credit, finance and latterly heading up the legal debt recovery team, all of which will prove essential experience in giving Attis’ clients the expertise and service delivery they deserve. Outside of work, Jo enjoys visiting the theatre, watching any form of dance and spending time away at her cottage on the West Coast of Ireland.
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