Leasing Foundation

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The Leasing Foundation
The Leasing Foundation
Founded 2012
Founder Andrew Denton, Jonathan Andrew, Carl D'Ammassa, Carol Roberts, Mike Randall, John Hooper, Peter J. Thomas
Type Nonprofit organisation
Focus Leasing and asset finance
  • London, UK
Area served
Europe, Asia, Africa
Products Leasing Fellows, Women in Leasing, The Asset Finance Observatory, Leasing360, The Leasing Foundation Future Leaders
Services industry research, education, training, professional development, philanthropy
c. 150
Key people
Andrew Denton (co-founder), Carl D'Ammassa (Chairman), Peter Thomas (co-founder and Executive Director).
Mission To support the leasing and asset finance industry through research, development and giving.
Website leasingfoundation.org

The Leasing Foundation [1] (The Leasing Industry Philanthropic and Research Foundation Limited), established in 2012,[2] is a non-profit organisation based in the City of London.


The mission of the foundation is to support the leasing and asset finance industry by providing focus and organisation for charitable activities, by performing rigorous, challenging and relevant research in areas that impact the industry, and by seeking opportunities to sustain the industry by developing people in the industry.

Governors and Fellows[edit]

The Governors of the Leasing Foundation represent organisations including RBS, Siemens, Hitachi, Alfa (formerly CHP Consulting), IAA-Advisory, Grant Thornton, Santander, IBM, ING, Lombard, HSBC, John Deere, Pitney Bowes, Aldermore, De Large Landen and Close Brothers. The patrons of the Leasing Foundation are Chris Sullivan, former Chief Executive UK Corporate, Royal Bank of Scotland; and Jonathan Andrew, Group Chief Executive, Siemens Financial Services. The Foundation also has almost 150 Fellows (as of October 2016) representing organisations from across Europe.[3]


  1. ^ "The Leasing Foundation". The Leasing Foundation. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Not-for-profit foundation to boost leasing". Leasing Life. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Foundation Features on list of 50 most influential in leasing". World Leasing News. Retrieved 27 June 2013.