Charles Garfit, head of manufacturing (UK), Santander Corporate and Commercial Banking.

Charles Garfit

Head of Manufacturing UK , Santander

Charles joined Santander in 2010 to run the Asset Finance team. Charles played a key part in formulating Santander’s Manufacturing sector strategy and became Santander’s head of manufacturing at the beginning of 2014. In the last two years he has substantially grown Santander’s exposure and profile within the manufacturing sector. He has built a team of relationship directors and risk partners all focused on the sector and trained by Warwick Manufacturing Group. Prior to joining Santander Charles ran a pan-European SME business and before this had a successful career in asset consultancy where he advised manufacturers and financial institutions across Europe and the Nordics on asset value, management and sales.