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.

    Alex King

    Chief Executive Officer

    What is working at Future Finance like?

    Future Finance’s core values include ‘no ego’ and ‘best idea wins’. This means that any team member will be heard regardless of title or tenure. As such, the ideas that are customer friendly, logical and with the best supporting data will drive the direction of the company and its products.

    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.

    Olga Dolchenko


    What’s the work/life balance like?

    Future Finance has a casual and fun workplace that offers the benefit of flexible working hours. We work hard but play hard as well. We have various company outings and social events, as well as offering vacation time that is above industry standard.

    "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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