About Hilton-Baird Group

About Hilton-Baird Group

The faces of Hilton-Baird Group

We are proud to have created a unique and well-respected presence in the commercial finance sector since the Group’s establishment in 1997.

Our bright and responsive teams work together to provide positive and innovative solutions on behalf of SME and corporate businesses, in addition to the leading banks, asset based lenders and Insolvency Practitioners from across the UK and Europe.

We have evolved a culture of professionalism, creativity and the desire to ensure each situation is dealt with to the very best of our abilities, making certain we remain at the forefront of the industry.

Benefiting from a wealth of experience from sales to risk management, our team possesses skills from every aspect of commercial lending across a wide range of industries and sectors.

Group CEO

Alex Hilton-Baird

Alex Hilton-Baird - alex@hiltonbaird.co.uk

Leading Advisor 100As CEO of the Hilton-Baird Group, Director of Hilton-Baird Audit & Survey and Managing Director of Hilton-Baird Collection Services, Alex continues to play an integral role in the success of the companies he built from a standing start.

His expertise within the commercial finance arena is unrivalled and his knowledge and passion for each aspect of the Group ensures that an increasing number of banks and independent funders source Hilton-Baird’s assistance with their outsourcing needs.

Alex’s understanding of Central and Eastern European markets has also resulted in the growth of the Polish factoring market through his establishment of Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions as a major commercial finance brokerage in Poland, whilst additionally facilitating the market entry of Bibby Factors Polska.

This all-round expertise within the commercial finance arena is invaluable to the Hilton-Baird Group and means it is well positioned to continue to excel in its services to the ABL market over the coming years. It was also recognised when Alex was voted one of Finance Monthly magazine’s 100 Leading Advisors from around the world in 2012.


Alan Baird

Alan Baird - alan@hiltonbaird.co.uk

Alan has always run his own businesses, during which he has experienced life as a factoring client and had to deal with the stress of business failure. He has successfully managed the turnaround of many businesses in his role as a risk/intensive care manager for a major UK invoice finance provider, ensuring the longevity of many client relationships as well as significantly reduced bad debt provision.

In his time in the commercial finance sector, Alan has visited a vast number of companies in a wide range of business sectors. He is widely recognised as the one of the most experienced and knowledgeable members of the invoice finance community and has become a key contact for many invoice finance companies as a source of guidance for risk situations.

This expertise was recognised in March 2013, when he was voted Lecturer of the Year at the annual ABFA Educational Awards Ceremony for his work delivering the ABFA’s Audit and Survey Training course.

Evette Orams

Evette Orams - evette@hiltonbaird.co.uk

Evette is the Managing Director of Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions, possessing an extensive and comprehensive background in the commercial finance sector. Having worked within a broad range of financial operations, Evette has built teams in operations, risk management and sales. Combining a natural personal rapport with an insightful business understanding, Evette is able to relate to the pressures faced by SME owner managers in addition to the complex financial challenges faced by major corporate entities. Since joining the company in 2007, Evette has strengthened the relationships with our key finance partners whilst building a successful team.

Graham Bird

Graham Bird - graham.bird@hiltonbaird.co.uk

Graham was appointed Managing Director of Hilton-Baird Audit & Survey in 2016 after excelling since joining the company as Audit Manager in 2010. His day-to-day role involves overseeing the running of the audit team and working closely with our ABL partners, in addition to undertaking larger, more complex reviews. Possessing a wealth of ABL, cross border and financial analysis experience, Graham has considerable risk management expertise in the receivables finance arena. He is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (MIIA).

Prior to joining Hilton-Baird, Graham worked as Regional Audit Manager for GMAC, overseeing the team of auditors and conducting higher risk audits and surveys. Professional, efficient and thorough in his approach, Graham ensures that our ABL partners’ risk management is in safe hands.

Operations Director

Ian Tramaseur

Ian Tramaseur - ian.tramaseur@hiltonbaird.co.uk

Ian provides support to and is responsible for the smooth running of the Hilton-Baird Group’s back-office systems. Possessing four years’ sales experience, a background in IT Management and a degree in Network Management, Ian is also qualified to Certified Forensic Investigation Practitioner standard. He has a good understanding of the commercial finance market and uses this knowledge to deliver the technology behind the Group’s marketing & CRM systems.

Marketing Manager

Helen Tramaseur

Helen Tramaseur - helen.tramaseur@hiltonbaird.co.uk

With extensive experience within the asset based finance sector and possessing a degree in European Business Studies and a post graduate diploma in marketing, Helen has successfully co-ordinated the Hilton-Baird Group’s marketing strategy since joining the company in 2006. Overseeing the communication of key messages to all stakeholders via a wide range of channels, Helen is focused on increasing awareness of the services provided by the companies within the group to assist SMEs, corporates and asset based lenders with their varied needs.

Marketing Communications Manager

Jamie Weeden

Jamie Weeden - jamie.weeden@hiltonbaird.co.uk

Possessing a degree in Journalism, Jamie has supported the Hilton-Baird Group across all aspects of marketing since joining the company in 2007. Working closely with the IT team, he has overseen the development and upkeep of the Group’s websites whilst additionally supporting the external PR activity.

Group Marketing Executive

Teri Frecknall

Teri Dyer - teri.frecknall@hiltonbaird.co.uk

The newest member of the marketing team, Teri joined the Hilton-Baird Group in 2014 with a first class Journalism degree from Kingston University. A digital and social media expert, Teri’s eye for design and strength with the written word allows her to produce informative and engaging collateral to introduce how the Group can assist its clients whilst differentiating us as a market-leading business finance group.

PA to Alex Hilton-Baird - CEO

Anna Mason

Anna Mason - anna.mason@hiltonbaird.co.uk

Anna provides invaluable support to both Alex and the Marketing team, both organising and co-ordinating the Hilton-Baird Group’s numerous events. With a degree in Languages, Anna is a fluent speaker in French and Italian and has previously worked for 10 years in the ABL market in sales support.