Meet The Team

Our dedicated and helpful team are on hand to help you with all of your queries from the first step through to a long and prosperous partnership.

ravi takhar- co-founder & ceo

Ravi Takhar

Co-Founder & CEO
07798 500896
ravi@bexhilluk.com

Ravi Takhar has over 25 years’ experience in the acquisition, financing and growth of financial businesses. Ravi co-founded the business and has led the growth of the UK business to its current size. Ravi has 20 years continuous experience in lending businesses. His first involvement was as an investment banker and Head of Financial Services investment at Nikko, the Japanese investment bank. He qualified as a banking solicitor at Clifford Chance, a leading international law firm, and has an MA from the University of Oxford.

amanda fewkes- head of premium finance sales

Amanda Fewkes

Head of Premium Finance Sales
07810275464
amanda@bexhilluk.com

Amanda Fewkes joined Bexhill UK in July 2015 having worked in the Telemarketing industry and spent the last 10 years of her career in Face to Face sales roles. She is part of the sales team responsible for identifying potential new clients, prospecting, engaging, meeting and converting them to Bexhill Partners. Once they have come aboard her roles involves a large element of relationship management.

chris meyer- sales director

Chris Meyer

Sales Director
07854 380900
chris.meyer@orchardfunding.co.uk

Chris Meyer co-founded our sister company, Orchard Funding Limited, with Ravi Takhar in 2009. Since then our group has been formed and Chris has taken on the role of Sales Director for the entire group. Chris’s extensive knowledge and relationships in the lending market makes him a great asset. He leads our excellent team of Business Development Managers.

juan ortiz romero- director of premium finance sales

Juan Ortiz Romero

Director of Premium Finance Sales
07538046891
juan@bexhilluk.com

Juan Ortiz started with Bexhill UK in April 2014 and brings a wealth of financial experience from Lloyds Banking Group, Metro Bank and has also worked as an adjudicator for the Financial Ombudsman. Juan is key to developing both our In-House business and Direct Business lines. Juan is creative and innovative and has utilised these skills to advance our marketing. He is in the process of bringing Bexhill UK up-to-date in the social media space whilst also developing our branding.

sarah wigelsworth- business development manager

Sarah Wigelsworth

Business Development Manager
07881 708769
Sarah.Wigelsworth@orchardfunding.co.uk

Sarah joined Orchard Funding in 2019 to oversee our Golf Fee Finance product. She has over 20 years’ experience in Sales, is a qualified CIM Marketer and won ‘Achievement of the Year Award’ in 2018 in her previous role. Sarah is responsible for looking for new business opportunities in golf fee funding and the ongoing account management of our portfolio of golf club clients.

tony snape- business development director

Tony Snape

Business Development Director
07904 715873
Tony.Snape@orchardfunding.co.uk

Tony Snape started with Orchard Funding in August 2019 to help develop existing and new business streams. Tony has a wealth of consumer finance experience having worked in the industry for over 30 years. Businesses include Lloyds Bank, Santander and Hitachi Capital, Tony has great business acumen along with gaining UK National Sales Leader of the Year Finalist, A Chartered Institute of Marketing diploma and an MBA at the University of Leeds.

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