Executive Leadership

 

Andrew Page

Andrew Page

Executive Chairman

Andrew Page is one of the founding directors of Alfa. Andrew became the Chief Executive Officer in 2010 and the Executive Chairman in September 2016. Andrew provides commercial oversight and with the Board sets the strategic direction and goals of the company.



 

Andrew Denton

Andrew Denton

Chief Executive Officer

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Andrew Denton is Alfa's Chief Executive Officer and leads the Group. Andrew joined the company in 1995 and became a member of the Board of Directors in 2003 as Sales and Marketing Director. He was made Chief Operating Officer in 2014 and became CEO in September 2016. Andrew is also director and joint founder of the Leasing Foundation, an organisation that supports the leasing and asset finance industry through charitable activities, research and development.



 

Vivienne Maclachlan

Vivienne Maclachlan

Chief Financial Officer 

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Vivienne is the Chief Financial Officer for Alfa, in which role she oversees all of the core finance function responsibilities, as well as being a key member of the Executive Leadership team. Vivienne joined Alfa in September 2016. Prior to joining Alfa, Vivienne was a capital markets specialist for more than 12 years at PwC in London, assisting management teams and owners of companies to raise capital in the UK and US markets. Vivienne is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.



 

Ralph Neuff

Ralph Neuff

Managing Director 

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Ralph Neuff joined Alfa in 1998 as a developer, before progressing to project manager and project director on a number of UK and Asia-Pac customer implementations, and has more than 19 years of experience in the asset finance industry. Ralph has been responsible for Alfa's technical operations, including software development, hosting services, internal systems, information security and business continuity since 2016, and leads a team of over 70 dedicated developers based in the United Kingdom. Ralph holds a BSc degree in Geography from the University of Nottingham.



 

Michael Mayes

Michael Mayes

Managing Director 

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Michael Mayes joined Alfa in 2002 and in 2016 was appointed to the Executive Committee as the Chief Commercial Officer, and has more than 16 years of experience of the asset finance industry. His core responsibilities include leading commercial client negotiations across all of Alfa's territories in addition to project initiation, purchasing and supply chain management. Prior to holding the role of Chief Commercial Officer, Mike was most recently responsible for Alfa's growth in the Nordics whilst previously he gained experience across a number of Alfa's core service offerings, sales and project management. Mike holds a Master's degree in Engineering from Cambridge University.



 

Steve Taplin

Steve Taplin

Managing Director  

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Steve Taplin joined Alfa in 1997 and has more than 20 years of experience in the asset finance industry. Steve started as a consultant and developer with Alfa before progressing through systems implementation and management roles, moving into a sales role in 2005. He gained the position of Global Sales and Marketing Director in 2010. Along with his sales brief and Alfa management team activities, Steve takes a lead role in the direction of the Alfa Systems product, as well as authoring industry articles, presenting at industry events and working on strategic consultancy engagements. Steve holds a PhD in Physics.



 

Matthew White

Matthew White

Managing Director 

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Matthew White joined Alfa as a graduate in 1999, starting in a software development role before moving into the role of Chief Operating Officer in 2016, and is part of the Executive Committee. During his 17 years of experience in the asset finance industry, Matthew has undertaken a variety of roles within Alfa, from system configuration and testing support to project management for a number of UK and European implementation projects. As Project Governance Director from 2010, Matthew's responsibilities included project resourcing and development of internal project metrics. In his current role as Chief Operating Officer, Matthew is accountable for the operations of the business, including people management and delivery governance. Matthew holds a BA in Jurisprudence (a qualifying law degree) from the University of Oxford.