Our Staff are the Key to our Success

All of the members of our team have a blend of first hand management and sales experience in the transport and finance industries. We have had first hand credit experience working within financial institutions and as a result know what information lenders require and how best to prepare a finance application that will get approved on behalf of our clients. We deal with single owner drivers and large fleet operators. We understand all aspects of the industry and the challenges it presents to both small and large operators.

Rob Sinclair - Founder/Managing Director

Rob Sinclair is a diesel mechanic by trade. After a decade of working in this role, rob moved into management positions with a number of privately owned transport companies working initially as a Workshop Manager and then as a Freight Sales Manager. He then moved onto the Adtrans groupas a Used Truck Sales Person before being promoted to Finance Manager overseeing the financial operations of Adtrans Used trucks. Further promotions followed to General Manager of Adtrans Trucks Victoria and then to a similar position in South Australia. Rob founded RSEF in 2009 initially operating as a Finance Broker. Since then the business has grown to include a used truck dealership which compliments the finance operations.

Rob Hayward - General Manager Finance

Rob Hayward holds a Bachelors Degree in Business (Double major Finance & Accounting). Starting his career in automotive with Ford Credit he quickly progressed into a senior management position as Operations Manager, responsible for a team of 40 people. Transitioning into a position of General Manager, finance service with the Adtrans Group, Rob was subsequently promoted to work as the Dealer Principal at Stillwell Ford. Here he successfully handled the complex operations of a multi-million dollar dealership boasting more than 110 employees. In 2014 Rob joined the Rob Sinclair Group as General Manager of Finance – having previously worked along side Rob Sinclair at Adtrans.

Andrew Vanehouse - Finance Broker

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business Degree (Commerce). He has been established in the automotive and finance industries for over 20 years. During this time Andrew has built up an extensive knowledge of both industries – with particular emphasis on finance and credit. After commencing his career in the automotive finance industry with the Adtrans Group, Andrew was headhunted for the position of Novated Lease Manager with Epac Salary Solutions. In this role Andrew had a credit focus ranging from risk management through to credit assessment, in addition to overseeing a sales team. Andrew recently joined the Rob Sinclair Group as a Finance Broker – having previously worked along side Rob Hayward at Adtrans.