Tony Oakley Consultant
Expertise & Background
Tony has over 30 years’ experience in Commercial Banking and was the former Head of Social Housing at Lloyds Bank specialising in bank funding, restructuring/renegotiations and mergers/distressed situations.
Up until March 2018 he spent 14 years at Lloyds Bank working exclusively with UK Affordable Housing providers. Prior to that he had a spell external to Banking where he worked in senior management positions in a number of SMEs. Since joining Centrus Tony’s focus has been on the development of new relationships for Centrus alongside involvement on transactions in the social housing and broader sectors including Education.What you didn't know about Tony
Hobbies & Interests
Tony is known as someone who likes to socialise with clients and colleagues and to balance tries to frequent the gym as often as possible! He is a family man with 4 granddaughters, loves military history and like most who follow a football team has a love hate relationship with his team (West Ham) where he has a season ticket.
Little know fact
In the early part of his career Tony spotted a money laundering operation which resulted in a sting operation and the downfall of a major Russian/English drug network!