Abe Tomas has over 25 years local and international experience in Asset Finance, Motor Vehicle Insurance and Warranty. Abe is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) and formerly a member of the Securities Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Abe has had considerable experience with start-ups, being part of the start-up team in Australia for LeasePlan, which is today the world’s largest vehicle leasing and fleet management company and held the position of Managing Director of LeasePlan in Australia for 4 years prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Managing Board of LeasePlan Corporation NV in 2005, based in The Netherlands. In Australia he led LeasePlan to market leadership, growing assets under management to over $1.3 billion.

In April 2010 he was appointed Managing Director Fleet and Financial Products at the ASX listed McMillan Shakespeare Limited after assisting the Board of McMillan Shakespeare to purchase vehicle leasing and fleet management businesses from GMAC. Over the past seven and a half years he has expanded McMillan Shakespeare’s global presence from NZ to the UK.

Abe brings considerable financial and risk management expertise to Deasil.