Helping students achieve their dreams

We believe money shouldn’t be a barrier to a great education. That’s why we provide student loans that are smart, fair and flexible.

The system’s not broken,
it’s fixed

  • Education can be expensive. Many aspiring students are not reaching their potential because they can’t afford it. Our mission, when we became the UK’s first specialist student lender in 2014, was to change all that.

  • We believe everyone has the ability to have a positive impact on society. And money shouldn't prevent you from being the best you can be. That's why we exist.

  • Future Finance was founded by a group of entrepreneurs who have built consumer finance companies around the globe. We are now pioneering student lending in Europe.

Our movement has been going for…
1520 days and counting
We lent…
£65m+ to students
We’ve received…
105,000+ applications
We’ve gone through…
15 table tennis bats

Meet the team

We’re a hardworking bunch all united by one mission to fix a broken system.

We love what we do because most of us went to University ourselves, and it’s something we’re passionate about protecting. Because we know the world’s a better place with smarter, happier people who get to fulfil their potential.

    Olga Dolchenko

    Chief Executive Officer

    What is your vision for Future Finance?

    Our vision is to position Future Finance as a financial partner of choice to the young and educated. We are breaking the barriers to make sure financing is an enabler and not an obstacle for future generations to achieve their dreams.

    Jeff Jackson

    Chief Financial Officer

    What excites you most about Future Finance?

    The ability to help build a fast growing, dynamic company that has a great strategic mission. Future Finance is uniquely positioned to be the best-in-class of the UK consumer market focused on helping our borrowers achieve their post-secondary educational goals.

    Liliane Gao

    Chief Credit Officer

    What are you responsible for at Future Finance?

    As the Chief Credit Officer, my responsibility is to monitor and manage the company’s credit risk, and to ensure the overall quality of the loan portfolio. I work with a team of credit and analytics experts to initiate, develop and implement appropriate lending policies and procedures.

    "No ego. The best idea wins."

    Andy LaPointe

    Head of Compliance

    What makes Future Finance unique?

    The people. We have 70 employees across 3 offices, all of whom are committed to our mission and to each other. We very much live by the startup mentality of collaboration and integration. Everyone is encouraged to mix and connect with different teams – and the friendly ping pong rivalries don’t hurt!

    Mary O'Loughlin

    General Counsel

    What’s the best thing about Future Finance?

    The high quality of work and fast pace coupled with a culture of collaboration. Every day, cross-functional teams partner together to tackle issues and proactively meet project deadlines. There is a very flat structure and enjoyable culture where “two heads are better than one”. No two days are the same!

    Chad Slaughter

    Chief Technology Officer

    What makes someone successful on your team?

    I always look for creative, smart, and adaptable people with strong technical skills to join our tech team.

    Peter Zhang

    Chief Analytics Officer

    How do your team’s ideas influence the company’s direction?

    At Future Finance, ‘best idea wins’, and we come up with the best ideas based on data-mining and analytics. Supported by state of the art data science, we are changing the landscape of student loan acquisition, through constant improvements and a drive to verify all assumptions.

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