Ledge Finance


Senior Finance Executives

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Noel Wright Manager Ledge Health

Noel has specialist knowledge, experience and relationships that advantage practitioners in the health and medical sector – both in their professional and personal financial requirements.

His understanding of the sector and the issues and demands upon its practitioners – whether they are at the start of their careers or veterans of long standing – is coupled to a client-centric business approach. He strives to make clients’ financial arrangements both time and cost efficient, aware of their schedule-driven work lives. To that end, he ‘lives’ the Ledge credo of 24/7, and will meet with clients at any time suitable to them.

Noel has previously held the role of Relationship Manager with Medfin Finance and prior to that established and developed the Stratton Finance branch in Western Australia.

M: 0409 844 883

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Parvina Oripova Operations Manager

Parvina joined Ledge straight out of University as a Settlements Officer in 2014, quickly moving through the ranks to become our Operations Manager in 2015.

Having studied a Bachelor of Commerce and Psychology at Curtin University, Parvina has a strong understanding of the finance industry and her time at Ledge has provided her with extensive administration experience.

Parvina is bilingual, fluent in both English and Russian.

T: 08 6318 2777

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David Ham

David has been involved in the banking & finance industry for over 20 years. During that time he has held a variety of senior executive roles, in Retail, Corporate & Business Banking, both within Australia and overseas.

He has strong knowledge and experience in a broad range of industries, and can provide significant expertise in structuring finance solutions and preparing business plans for all types of lending in business and corporate banking, asset finance, property & construction, insurance premium funding, home and investment lending, debtor finance and working capital solutions.

David holds a Diploma of Finance & Mortgage Broking Management and is currently undertaking his MBA.

M: 0408 006 048

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Craig Ruthven

Craig majored in finance, marketing and business law for his bachelor of commerce degree at the University of Western Australia.

He joined Ledge Finance immediately after graduating in 1999.

Since then, he has built a solid base of satisfied clients.

Craig generally works with businesses in the area of $2 – $10 million and has developed something of a niche in the forest industry.

He has many clients in rural areas, especially in the Albany region.

M: 0409 321 722

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Peter Carr

Peter joined Ledge soon after graduating University in 2016. With a Bachelor’s degree in Politics & Journalism and a Postgraduate degree in Professional Writing, Peter was the perfect candidate to help expand and develop Ledge’s online presence.

Peter possesses a strong understanding of digital content creation and management through a media internship at the United States Consulate and previous freelancing work.

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Robin Cohen

Robin’s applied science degree and his training in computer technology made him the perfect choice to coordinate Ledge’s major computer restructure and upgrade.

He has been with Ledge since 1993 and works with a range of clients across a broad spectrum of industries including transport, mining and, of course, computing.

M: 0419 906 540

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Brad Spencer

Brad has been in banking & finance for over 25 years. During that time, he has had a variety of rolls across Australia and gained broad experience in providing all types of lending solutions from personal lending to equipment finance, business & working capital solutions, and property investment & development funding.

Before joining Ledge, Brad was a relationship manager with one of the major banks, and he has since added to his wide financial experience by completing Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking.

M: 0481 196 496

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Neil Ferguson

Neil’s career in the finance industry spans more than two decades. During that time, he has gained vast experience in providing personal lending products, business loans and leasing.

Before he joined Ledge,  Neil was a relationship manager with a major finance house. And he has added to his wide financial experience by completing  Certificate IV in Financial Services (Accounting).

M: 0409 315 331

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Isaac Hough

Isaac majored in finance and economics for his Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of WA.

Prior to joining Ledge Finance in early 2009, Isaac worked in the credit and insurance industries and was the finance manager for a locally owned packing company.

M: 0438 914 842


Senior Management

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Phil Botsis Managing Director

Phil founded Ledge in 1979 having previously worked for a major finance company and a finance broking business.

From its inception, Phil has overseen Ledge’s rapid and sustained growth which has taken it to the position of Western Australia’s largest equipment finance originator. Phil still actively services many of his original clients whilst he continues to develop relationships with new clients.

Internally, Phil mentors the Ledge team, challenging and supporting his staff to achieve success.

Phil is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Finsia and holds a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking.

T: 08 6318 2777 M: 0418 912 889

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Noel Smith Director

Noel has an extensive background in finance covering more than four decades.

He has worked for a number of large financial institutions and ran his own finance broking business in Sydney until 1995 when he returned to Perth, joining Ledge in mid 1996.

Noel has established and implemented Ledge’s Credit/Risk policies and has primary responsibility for maintaining strong relationships with our finance providers.

He is a former committee member of two industry bodies, CAFBA and MFAA (Equipment & General Finance Brokers Committee) who represent the interests of Finance Brokers throughout Australia.

Noel holds a Certificate IV in Finance & Mortgage Broking.

T: 08 6318 2777 M: 0417 985 821

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Tony Del Popolo Director, Corporate Finance Executive

Tony is a Chartered Accountant with substantial public practice and commercial experience.

His strong, practical knowledge means he’s well-equipped to provide businesses with the most effectively-structured finance packages and solutions.

His main focus is on the areas of engineering, manufacturing and construction but his service extends to a wide range of other industries.

He is an expert at identifying and spreading the finance risk for his clients.

T: 08 6318 2777 M: 0412 635 645

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Simeon Botsis Finance Director

Simeon established his career at Ledge from the ground up, developing his own client portfolio before taking on the role of Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director.

He has more than 20 years experience packaging a broad range of finance products, and apart from overseeing the performance and investments of Ledge, Simeon also manages the investments and finances of other entities within the group.

Simeon holds Certificate IV in Financial Services (Finance/Mortgage Broking) and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

T: 08 6318 2777 M: 0419 933 501