Rural Finance’s Directors

Rex Tattersall

I live in Bangor-on-Dee with my wife and two children. My Eldest Son Ross is now also part of the family business. I have worked in the finance industry since 1981 , From the Motor Trade to Agriculture, to setting up my own Business in 2001.

I have seen huge changes in this industry. Helped with Setting Up Rural Finance in 2004, Where most of my time is now dedicated to making this company the market leader for Agricultural and Business finance.

Rural Finance has given me the scope to expand and deal with  most sectors of the finance industry, this is constantly changing and we are adding new sectors to our business all the time.

I cover North and Mid Wales, Cheshire and Shropshire.

Mike Latham

I have been working in the Agricultural Finance business for over 30 years, covering South Midlands and South Wales.

My office is based near Evesham and there is a team of 4 and myself to cater for our customers finance requirements.

Simon Johnson

I am based in the North of England with my son Will who has joined our business as an asset finance broker after studying at Teesside University. Our local office is based just outside of Sedgefield in County Durham, and from this base we cover the north area extensively.

We have a wealth of experience and expertise in all aspects of financing individuals and businesses and can provide a flexible, professional, efficient and personal approach to find the best solution for your business needs. Simon’s website

Sandy Russell

I have spent 35 years in the finance industry working for 3 major Finance Houses, mainly in the agricultural sector. For the last 20 years I have been an independent broker on the Shropshire Welsh Border and The North Midlands.

Having empathy with customers has resulted in the building of a large customer following with strong relationships built on trust and loyalty. My top priority is giving a professional service, whilst enjoying the job and having fun.

Mark Wightman

I have been involved with finance for over 30 years, starting my career with Barclays – Highland Finance becoming a broker in 1999, covering the Cotswolds, Somerset, Wiltshire on down to Devon and Dorset.

I live and work from a small holding producing Angus beef for traditional butchers, so I understand the the needs, pressures and challenges of clients in this modern world.

My aim is to be fast, friendly and efficient having built a wealth of experience and expertise to provide the support your business requires, both inside and outside of Rural economy. Mark’s website

Andrew Glover

I have been in finance for over 30 years. I was with Barclays as Area Manager for 5 years. I then went self-employed with FAF for 5 years. I have been self employed since. I work from home, with one employee, and I am based in Ayrshire (Robbie Burns country).

I cover the West Coast of Scotland. I also own and run a beef / cereal farm which has been in the family for many years, in fact, I’m in the 6th generation. My first hand experience in farming gives me a good knowledge of farming and all the changes that surround the sector.

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