Our Consultants

We need to get to know our clients which is why we want to let you know exactly who we are and what we do.

Meet the team.

We all appreciate how important it is to have a personal and dedicated point of contact giving personal support. That is why our team of consultants work with clients throughout the UK providing a level of service we can all depend upon. Each consultant is local to their own clients making that contact crucially face to face.

Richard Norton

Richard Norton is the founder of R & E Finance. During his career he has worked in a wide cross section of industries including construction, leisure and manufacturing. As you can imagine he has experienced the “highs” and “lows” of being in business. When forming R & E Finance over 20 years ago it was all this experience he wanted to build upon in order to support and assist future clients.

Anne Gullon

Working as a branch manager for a major Building Society gave shape to Anne’s professional career. With now more than 30 years’ experience in the finance industry and a wide network of contacts amongst financial services and related professions. Anne has the ability to find financial solutions suited to a client's individual needs whilst equally able to relate to the needs of lenders and finance professionals.

Michelle Littlewood

Michelle has over 30 years experience gained within Financial Services, having worked for several major lenders in both managerial and business development roles. She is passionate about providing excellent customer service by being a dedicated point of contact for both clients and finance professionals alike

Norman Ireland

With 25 years experience in the finance industry helping clients generate solutions to problems Norman sets his sights high. Having gained full Cemap many years ago Norman has worked in many mortgage broker houses in and around London where he has gained a vast knowledge of the market. He will always go that bit extra for clients.

Aleks W-Werno

Aleks joined the team in January 2017. Following over 20-years experience within the corporate sector, Aleks brings broad understanding of the financial challenges encountered by businesses across industries. Aleks thrives on providing individual clients with innovative solutions to their financial problems.

Ian Hatch

ACIB qualified. Ian has worked for a major high street bank for nearly 40 years at various locations across the North-West. This includes around 25 years in Business and Commercial Banking, working closely with SMEs across all sectors, where he has built a strong understanding of the financial needs of business owners and with that gained considerable experience in sourcing the best financial solutions to meet those needs. In recent years he has worked closely with businesses experiencing a variety of difficulties with the aim of restoring stability and viability.

Geoff Gullon

After working for major lenders for the last 20 years Geoff’s role has evolved to be a problem solver. Initially working with customers having difficulty meeting payments his expertise widened to complex problems with residential and commercial lending. Geoff has developed ‘unusual’ solutions to difficult financial situations whilst being conscious and understanding of a client’s individual needs.

Barry James

Barry enjoyed a successful career in banking and financial services with a large building society, spanning over 30 years. He has extensive lending experience in both the retail branch and intermediary sectors, as well as working in partnership with small businesses and professional firms, whilst responsible for a network of high street offices. Barry has also worked in marketing and corporate sponsorship, liaising with Finance and Commercial Directors within football.

David Molyneux

David worked in a number of locations in the North West gaining over 30 years experience in commercial lending. He is ACIB qualified with over 15 years under his belt as a Relationship Manager working for a high street bank. His latter years were spent in a specialist role working closely with customers whose businesses had suffered during the recession. His primary responsibility was to find financial solutions to help resolve their problems. This experience has made David a valuable member of the team as he continues to find solutions for the clients of R & E Finance.

Dominic Sears

Possessing strong commercial and general business experience in addition to considerable financial leadership capabilities, I understand what is required to run an SME and not just the finance function. Having work in a variety of industries and sectors, I can help any privately owned business or company with their financial management, effective strategic planning, confident decision making and developing efficient and effective processes and systems.