Rishi Passi, Founder and CEO
As Founder and CEO of Oblix Capital, Rishi is in charge of corporate development, finance, strategic planning and overall management of the business. Additionally, he is an instrumental part of the credit committee.
Rishi is a seasoned global real estate entrepreneur, with over 15 years experience in development, investment and finance, in particular within the residential, commercial and hospitality sectors. During this time he has overseen the improvement and construction of numerous developments, including an industry award-winning waterfront community in Florida. Furthermore, outside of his work at Oblix, Rishi sits on the board of Red Planet Hotels Limited, a fast growing Asia focused, value sector hotel chain. Rishi also continues to be an investor in various real estate developments and businesses.
Anuj Nehra, Managing Director
Anuj works closely across the business to realise the company’s growth strategy and establish it as a leading provider of specialist medium-term finance. Anuj holds an MBA, Bachelor of Science (Chemistry), CeMAP in commercial lending and is a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.
Anuj has over 17 years within financial services, having held various roles with specialist lenders, including GE Capital igroup and Ocwen. In his previous role, he was a Director on the board of Commercial First Mortgages where he was actively involved in the restructure and sale of the Business to Shawbrook Bank. During his career he has executed and managed the securitisation of over £6 billion mortgage backed securities and involved in two start-ups that led to successful exits.
Mark Copson, Director of Lending
Mark works closely with each of the origination departments to maximise the sales and lending potential for the business. Mark is tasked with focussing on optimising distribution whilst minimising credit risk, Mark also forms part of the credit committee.
Mark is an experienced credit professional and has held various risk-centric roles within the lending industry. Having gained a solid background working within Woolwich, Santander, Commercial First and Boost Capital, he has a broad and diversified understanding of various asset classes within the lending sector.
Snizhana Yesaulenko, Director of Operations
Snizhana oversees the company’s daily operations as well as leading key projects implementing new initiatives. Snizhana’s responsibilities include compliance, governance and risk whilst ensuring processes are optimum and beneficial to both staff and clients.
Snizhana has extensive experience having worked in risk and compliance functions for Prudential plc, RBS and Direct Line Group with a focus on financial crime for over six years. Previous to this she worked within structured finance for Commercial First Mortgages.
Andy Reid, Director of Sales
As the driving force behind Oblix’s sales team, Andy is responsible for new business development amongst our financial intermediaries and broker partners. Closely working alongside, our CEO and founder Rishi Passi, Andy is tasked with strategically enhancing our proposition to market, ensuring our clients have first rate products that meet the needs of now.
With over 30 years’ experience in financial services, Andy joins Oblix Capital from Hampshire Trust Bank, having held the title of Head of Business Development. During his time at Hampshire Trust Bank, Andy was responsible for growing business through the commercial division and has a proven track record in sales and relationship management. Prior to that, he worked at Interbay for over nine years, developing key relationships between partners and brokers.