The Leaseurope Future Group

Introduction from the Session Chairs
Paul Johnson-Ferguson & Ian Robertson / Executive Directors, Invigors EMEA

Paul is Executive Director and co-owner of Invigors EMEA, part of the Alta Group Worldwide, the leading consultancy in the Asset Finance business. 
Based in France for over 30 years, Paul created Invigors France in 2010 after a career in GE Capital ranging from finance director of the French leasing business, six sigma master black belt, European program lead for a global systems project, running business Integrations to operational audit leadership. 
At Invigors he has advised a wide variety of clients in the leasing & asset finance domain on market research, operations & systems transformation programs, strategy and finance as well as due diligence and M&A. 
Paul trained as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse, then joined Lehman Brothers in Paris, running the finance function before moving to Frankfurt as CFO. He holds a Masters degree from Oxford in French & Philosophy. 

Executive Director for Invigors, located in Zurich. 
Ian has over 20 years working within the global Equipment finance market. 
Formerly Global Head of Asset Management and Remarketing at DLL, Ian is experienced in a very broad range of collaterals. 
Prior to DLL, Ian worked in the leasing industry for Dell Financial Services, CIT and Siemens Financial Services. 
Originally a strategic business consultant he regularly supports OEMs and leasing businesses in developing their business and financing strategies and in their M&A and divestment activity. 
In recent years Ian has in particularly been regularly called upon by clients do help devise new and compelling data enabled value propositions including XaaS and PPU models.