Our Executive Board
Mick Woodall - Chairman
Mick has had a long and distinguished career within the UK consumer credit industry and has held a number of senior level positions at companies including: Security Pacific (Deputy MD), Avco Trust (CEO), Beneficial Bank (CEO), Woolwich PLC (General Manager) and British Credit Trust (Chairman).
In addition, Mick was Chairman of The Finance & Leasing Association (1998 - 2000) and a Fellow of the Open University Foundation (1994 - 2003). He is a major shareholder of Zebra Finance and brings a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience to our business.
Peter Fletcher - Chief Executive Officer
Peter founded Zebra Finance in 1997 and is a major shareholder of the business. He has worked in a number of senior level positions for Avco Trust over a 17 year period and has acquired consumer credit knowledge and experience across a broad spectrum including: unsecured and secured personal loans, secured loans, retail finance (point of sale and online), Asset finance and the acquisitions and development of lending portfolios (in '00's millions).
More functionally, he has had detailed involvements in areas such as collections, legal & recoveries and training & development that have included managing major change programmes. Peter built and ran a very successful people business specialising in the credit industry for 15 years alongside his development of Zebra. In addition, he has built successful property portfolios in his spare time!
Peter is a Member of the Institute of Directors, a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and holds an MBA from the University of Leeds.
Peter Richardson - Director
Peter has spent most of his career (until 2006) at Barclays and has more than 20 years' of successful experience in the Financial Services Industry.
Over the 10 years from the mid-nineties, he built and led the Financial Services & Structured Finance business within Barclays and developed it into one of the largest and most successful Corporate Banking teams in the Industry with a balance sheet in excess of £90 billion.
Peter is currently Commercial Director of Cabot Financial. He joined Zebra Finance as Non-Executive Director in 2012 and is a major shareholder of the company.