For the last four years, Ian has led ACG through a period of consistent and significant growth periods as the company’s Operations Director, resulting in 2023 being the company’s most successful year to date. His appointment as the new Managing Director highlights the pivotal time that the company is at, as it continues to set new records, push boundaries, and disrupt markets.

“I have a fantastic, experienced team which has given us the ability to break new lending records month after month, funding in excess of £180m per annum. As ACG’s new MD, I’m excited to spear head our future, where we are well capitalised for growth, exploring new markets and developing innovative products, whilst making sure our customers are front and centre of everything we do.” Commented Ian Budsworth, the newly appointed Managing Director of ACG.

“Ian’s appointment as ACG’s new Managing Director is the next logical step for the company”. Said Debbie Nowell, ACG board member and co-founder. “He’s a highly respected member of the team and deeply passionate about the future of ACG and its people. The entire board is honoured to award Ian with this exciting position and we’re confident that his strong knowledge and experience will be vital to our future success and ambitious growth plans.”

Upon announcing the appointment to the team at ACG, Ian hosted groups of people from across the business, where he updated everyone on the company’s vision and plan for 2024. “My team play a significant role in the success of ACG, and I know together we can create great things, that’s why I wanted to share the announcement with them in person, plus update them on the business strategy and recent results of our engagement survey. With the plans we have in place for the next 12 months and beyond; I can’t wait to see what we can achieve together as a team.”  Concluded, Budsworth.

Ian officially started the role of Managing Director on Friday 1st December 2023.