Preben Prebensen

Enra Specialist Finance welcomes new chairman

Enra Specialist Finance has appointed Preben Prebensen (pictured above) as its new chairman.

Preben brings significant experience to the role, having successfully led Close Brothers Group as CEO from 2009 to 2020.

In addition to his position at Enra, he is also chairman at RiverStone International, senior independent director at British Land, and senior advisory board member at TowerBrook Capital Partners.

Preben’s appointment following Enra’s acquisition by Elliott Advisors.

Commenting on his appointment, Preben said: “I’m joining Enra at an exciting time as the business continues to grow and establish itself as the UK’s leading non-bank specialist lender. 

“My role will be to advise and support the team who have done a great job establishing Enra, and I very much look forward to working with them and with Elliott Advisors, which brings deep expertise and resources as owner.”

Danny Waters, founder and CEO of Enra, added: “Preben brings unrivalled experience, as well as a real passion and enthusiasm to help us achieve our ambitions as we continue to build the UK’s leading non-bank specialist lender.

“I am exceptionally proud of what we have achieved as a company already; we have never been stronger or better placed, and with Preben and Elliott on board, I’m sure we will go on to even greater success.”

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