Online Q&A With Philip Knight

Credit & Risk Director

Join our online Q&A webinar with Philip Knight, Credit & Risk Director, and Katie Dowse, Business Development Manager on Wednesday 6th December.

In this webinar Philip will explain what he’s looking to see on a proposal and why. This will give you insight into the underwriting process – and help ensure your proposal is approved.

This is your chance to quiz our Credit and Risk Director face to face, with questions you have about our credit appetite, and deals you are working on.

Submit questions in advance, or ask them on the day. You will also benefit from hearingfrom other asset finance brokers on the issues they’re struggling with.


  • Online Q&A with Philip Knight, Credit & Risk Director

  • Wednesday 6 December 2023

  • 10:30 - 11:30

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You will receive email confirmation of your place.
You will receive full joining instructions prior to the event.

You'll Find Out

  • What is most likely to get your deal approved

  • What security we may look to take and why
  •  Insight into trending sectors and deals

After The Webinar You'll Receieve

  • Handy glossary of security terms – to help you explain it to your customer

  • Philip’s top tips for creating a knock-out proposal

Meet Your Webinar Hosts

Philip Knight

Philip Knight has over 30 years’ experience in Asset Finance. He started his career at Lloyds Corporate Banking, before moving to the Group Credit department at Lloyds Bank Head Office Risk Management. Following roles in Credit and Risk at Lloyds Bowmaker, De Lage Landen and BNP Paribas, Philip joined Asset Advantage in 2007.

Philip is still very hands on with underwriting proposals on a daily basis, and will frequently meet with customers in person or via teams to get a full picture of the proposal. This in-person meeting gives the customer the chance to get a lender invested in the growth of their business. In many cases this first meeting leads to a decade-long relationship between customer, broker and lender.

Katie Dowse

Katie Dowse has over 30 years’ experience as an Asset Finance broker. She started her career in the sales aid leasing market with Lombard North Central PLC working in motor finance, plant and machinery and office equipment. She then moved to Xerox Finance Ltd supporting the graphics arts channel in several roles. In 2007 she set up her own asset finance brokerage. Coming to Asset Advantage she brings a wealth of contacts, and an understanding of the objectives and challenges brokers face.