Vannin Capital (“Vannin”), the global dispute resolution funding business, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Collins as Group Chief Financial Officer, with immediate effect.

David joins Vannin from Prudential plc (“Prudential”), where he held a number of senior roles across finance, risk and group strategy including Managing Director of the Group CEO’s Office and Director of Investor Relations.

David has spent the last three years in the US, building a risk management function for Prudential’s US subsidiary Jackson National Life from the ground up. He brings considerable finance and financial services expertise having previously held senior investing and analyst roles at Och-Ziff Capital and Morgan Stanley respectively.  David is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with Ernst & Young.

Vannin has grown significantly since it was founded in 2010 and now comprises a team of 30 specialists across four continents. The company sees compelling opportunities for continued expansion and David’s appointment is the latest step in Vannin’s development plans, following the launch of its New York office in August 2017.

Dan Craddock, Chairman of Vannin, commented:

“David is an important addition to the Vannin management team at an exciting time for the business. His deep and varied experience makes him well-equipped to help lead Vannin as we build on our impressive momentum to date. David’s considerable understanding of the US market will be particularly beneficial as this will be a key growth region for Vannin over the next five years. I am delighted to welcome David to the company.”

David Collins, Group Chief Financial Officer of Vannin, commented:

“Dispute resolution funding is an industry with enormous potential and Vannin is a global leader, known for its expertise and strong track record. The business has achieved a significant amount since it was established and I am hugely looking forward to working with Vannin’s high quality, entrepreneurial team as we take the company through its next phase of growth.”

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For more information on Vannin Capital, please contact: Leanne Harker, Marketing at Vannin Capital, T: +44 (0)1624 615 111, E: lsh@vannin.com