- Press Release

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions appoints Ian Swindell as Head of Healthcare UK

In our ongoing commitment to supporting the Healthcare industry and fostering innovation, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Swindell as the Head of Healthcare UK for BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions.

Ian brings a wealth of experience and strategic vision to this role, which has been recognised at the Leasing World Gold Awards in October, where we were honoured as the ‘Top Technology and Medical Funder’ in 2023. This accolade reflects not only our dedication to the healthcare market but also underscores Ian’s leadership in collaborating with partners, developing the broker channel, and transforming the approach of key partners in the market.

As the Head of Healthcare UK, Ian will play a pivotal part in developing the UK Healthcare sector further. His leadership will set new benchmarks for progress and ensure that our partners and customers have consistent access to the latest advancements in healthcare technology.


I’m delighted to accept the role of Head of Healthcare UK. I look forward to furthering our mission and commitment to the healthcare market, and to upholding our reputation for excellence, providing the most beneficial solutions to partners and customers.”

 – Ian Swindell, Head of Healthcare UK for BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK


“Ian’s knowledge and expertise have been instrumental in developing our presence in the healthcare market and cultivating new relationships with European, pan-European and British vendors. I wish him the very best of luck in his new and well-deserved appointment.”

 – Jeroen Veldhuizen, Head of Global Healthcare for BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions


I’m really impressed with Ian’s commitment to the healthcare finance sector. He has worked tirelessly to provide opportunities for our partners and customers in the face of economic uncertainty during 2023. We see challenges as opportunities to innovate and enhance our dedication to this sector, ensuring a healthier future for all.”

– Eric Gandemer, Chief Executive Officer for BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK


To find out more about the healthcare solutions we offer, contact Ian or visit our healthcare page.

At BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, we offer capital efficient business equipment financing solutions in key sectors including agriculture, construction, transportation, materials handling, ICT, healthcare and green tech. Drawing on our proud 70-year history, our partners and clients rely on our market expertise, asset know-how and advisory services to propel their growth, transformation and transition to a low carbon circular economy. We are present in 17 countries across Europe and Turkey, employing over 3,700 experts. We also offer vendor finance solutions in the USA and Canada in partnership with Bank of Montreal, and in China through Jiangsu Financial Leasing. In 2022, we advanced over €14 billion in asset finance and presently manage a €38 billion leased assets portfolio. BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions is fully owned by BNP Paribas and is positioned within the Group’s Commercial, Personal Banking & Services division.

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