About Us

About Us

We’re supported by RoundShield Partners, an independent European investment firm advising approx. $2.5 billion of discretionary capital. RoundShield is actively promoting innovation in the consumer and SME finance space, as an investor in asset-backed special opportunities.

Marcus Holburn Finance & Compliance Director

With over 20 years’ experience as a chartered accountant, Marcus has led a range of finance teams – from fast-growing SMEs through to multi-nationals. His wealth of risk and compliance experience ensures that we remain the fairest and most transparent lenders in the business.

Louise Hall Commercial Director

Louise’s extensive experience sits at the nexus of business, law and technology. She is ideally placed to ensure our Ampla offering is always at the cutting-edge of what is possible and that we deliver the best possible customer service, always.

Steve Gauke Business Development Director

Steve is responsible for bringing the Legacy Release Loans to market. With over 15 years’ experience in the legal sector he works closely with our Partner firms and other 3rd parties to ensure our message reaches the right people at the right time.

Mustafa Hussain Operations Manager

Providing our customers with an excellent experience is always our top priority. Mustafa is on hand to make sure that applications are carefully reviewed and any queries answered. His extensive experience in financial services means that he's the best guy for the job.

Scott Willis Partnership Manager

Building great relationships is what Scott's all about. As Partnership Manager, Scott brings experience from Grant Thornton to be the best in the business when it comes to developing excellent relationships with our Partner firms.

Finch Hare Partnership Manager

Finch has a wealth of experience in professional services and legal recruitment and brings that energy, tenacity and desire to work closely with his clients in to his role as Partnership Manager.

Nigel Shepherd Adviser

Nigel brings over 35 years of family law experience to Ampla, being the only person to have twice chaired family law association Resolution and with extensive experience as a solicitor and collaborative family practitioner. In 2019, Nigel was awarded awarded the Cornwell Award for Outstanding Contribution to Family Law.

John Taylor Executive Director

When it comes to business strategy, John is our go-to man. Having previously worked with a number of private equity groups, international and UK challenger banks/lenders, he’s in charge of helping us pioneer and deliver new forms of lending.

Gary Little Executive Director

Gary has led the launch of several innovative and pioneering businesses. Earlier in his career he held senior positions in a number of blue chip organisations. His passion is to develop successful businesses, and his experience will ensure that we thrive.

Asanka Gamage Assistant Accountant

As a dedicated and detail-oriented accounting professional, Asanka makes sure that daily finance activities run smoothly within the organisation. This helps to ensure that Ampla provides a high quality service to our customers and partner firms