Here’s the members of the Convertibill® team that work tirelessly to support you and your business. As a team, they all contribute to the total service you will receive. You may like to know who does what in our company, but we’re more interested in what you do and how you do it.
It all starts with a conversation, so let’s talk before we start introducing you to whichever team member is going to support you in financing your business potential.
Paul has worked in ship finance for 30 years, as Head of Maritime for Bank of Ireland for 14 years until August 2016 following time with the shipping teams of Barclays, Merita, KBC and ING. During his career, Paul has structured and managed transactions across multiple shipping sectors. Paul has signed loans globally with clients in all shipping centres worldwide and with clients of all sizes and structures from small one-ship operations to large, multinational, publicly-listed enterprises. Over three decades in the industry, he has seen numerous industry cycles and been involved in several large restructurings and work outs. Paul has also been extensively involved in strategy formation and policy development.
Lars is a Ship Financier and Chartered Shipbroker with significant experience within the offshore oil & gas and maritime transportation sectors. Prior to Merchant Prospect, Lars worked in Bank of Ireland from 2001 and on the banks maritime industries team from 2003-2019 in a multitude of capacities covering global bilateral loan origination, syndicate participation, portfolio management and restructuring/work out. As an MD in Merchant Prospect Lars is engaged with all aspects of S&P, debt & equity fundraising and client advisory services. Lars has a pro-active and hands on approach to doing business with a significant focus on building lasting professional relationships. Lars is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
Sharon has vast experience working at Senior & Director level in the finance function of several businesses and understands the difficulties in growing a business while being restricted by traditional banking and lending models. “My team will tailor make bespoke working capital facilities to suit the ever changing needs of your business.”
Stephen has a Quantity Surveying Degree from DIT Bolton Street, with experience in Cost Control & Finance and a Masters in Strategic Management. “It’s great interacting with so many clients, problem-solving & generally helping businesses get the money they need, when they need it.”
A UCD graduate, Robert has worked in the events sector in Ireland and the UK as well as running his own business so he understands the importance of cash flow. “We get to know business owners & CFOs in a wide variety of sectors. So sorting out their working capital needs is very interesting, satisfying and fast-paced.”
Nathan has worked as a data analyst and in customer operations having completed his degree in Enterprise Computing at DCU. Most recently he was with Maxim Integrated, a large Multinational that makes semi-conductor chips. "I like the busy, fast pace here and getting insights into so many different businesses." He's suited to the fast pace as he's a winger with New Ross RFC and has lined out with Tadhg Furlong.
Tara has a Business Management & Marketing Diploma from DBS and has wide experience in helping companies with their credit control. She has worked with Electric Ireland, Mastercard, Meteor and Arvato joining the Exchange in 2018. "It's great helping client companies to optimise their credit control so that they can do more things to grow faster."
Patrick has many years of business experience from owning and operating micro-medium sized businesses locally and also large corporations internationally. He founded Credebt Exchange because he saw that traditional finance providers were too rigid. "By learning from and working with smart, growing businesses, we’ve built a client-focused team that I am honoured to work with.”
We're traders, just like you are. We can't grow if you're not growing. So if you're serious about growing and expanding your business, you'd be wise to have a chat with us and see if we can grow together.
A graduate of Business & Law from DIT, Andrew started his career working with investment brokers Cantor Fitzgerald. “I work with financial intermediaries and it’s great to see people making good yields on their money with the added benefit of supporting businesses all over Ireland.”