International project-based finance specialists
Our structuring skills have combined to provide innovative and unique solutions, tailor-made to meet our clients’ requirements with assets
financed in more than 40 countries.
Chairman and managing director Oliver Forder has 40 years of experience in international
financing, investment banking and credit experience gained in a wide range of senior
positions as an asset finance and leasing practitioner with investment banks. He was a
Director of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and founder and managing director of DrKW’s
German Technology Finance company based in Munich. For the past 13 years he has been
running successful niche finance companies.
Katrina Lyle, managing director, comes from a legal background and has more than 25 years
of UK, pan-European and international financing experience. After five years as a corporate
and asset finance solicitor at City of London law firm Berwin Leighton, she originated and
structured asset financing and leasing transactions at major City banks for eight years,
becoming Vice-President at DrKW. For the past 13 years Katrina has been involved in
creating bespoke financing solutions and creating new business lines as part of FL Finance.
Maria Politi is a banking professional with more than 30 years’ experience in corporate
banking and trade finance. After 13 years working in Operations/Trade Finance at Alpha
Bank in Greece, Maria joined UniCredit Bank AG as Managing Director where she was
responsible for the Greek and Multinational corporate portfolio and focal point for Greek
corporates' subsidiaries in CEE. Maria holds a university degree from Athens University of
Economics and Business and is bilingual in English and Greek.