Bryan is CEO of arvato Financial Solutions (aFS) in the UK & Ireland and a member of the wider aFS group executive board, head-quartered in Baden-Baden. Bryan joined arvato following the acquisition of Gothia and has led the post-merger integration of the former BCW Group and Credit Solutions businesses.
He has overall responsibility for a team of more than 850 staff across nine offices, and leads on negotiating and implementing complex partnerships.
Bryan is well versed in operational and strategic planning, risk management and project management, having over 25 years’ of experience in the financial services industry. He joined BCW Group in 1994, as Group Operations Director and oversaw a period of rapid expansion before becoming Managing Director in 2007, and leading the business through a successful period of M&A activity.
Since joining arvato in 2013, Bryan has used his expertise to lead the credit management division into a new era of success and has positioned the business as a major player in both the UK and Irish recoveries markets.
Bryan studied economics, modern history, politics, French and English literature at the University of Glasgow.