About SIA Group

SIA Group was founded as an asset valuation and auction house in the early 1990’s. The company has grown exponentially from an office in Brighton to five regional offices and is considered one of the pre-eminent asset valuation and auction specialists in the UK today.



We work for asset based lenders, banks, financial institutions, restructuring and turnaround professionals, financial sponsors, corporate and public bodies in the valuation and disposal of tangible and intangible assets.



Whether it’s for asset based lending, mergers & acquisitions, turnaround, business restructuring & recovery or financial reporting purposes, SIA Group provides independent and intelligent valuation and disposal advice for all types of industrial and commercial assets in in a broad spectrum of industries.

Group Strategy

Our strategic goals and objectives are based on our aspiration to be recognised as a distinctive asset valuation advisory and disposal business, driven by passion, integrity and commitment to our clients. This distinction is embodied in our entrepreneurial culture, which is balanced by a strong risk management discipline, client-centric approach and an ability to be nimble, flexible and innovative.

We do not seek to be all things to all people and aim to build well-defined, value-added business relationships focused on serving the needs of select markets where we can compete effectively.

Innovative
Our pedigree is one of firsts. We undertook the UK’s first aviation auction and continue to be at the forefront of providing new solutions and services to Asset Based Lenders i.e. Accelerated Inventory Realisation and Retention of Title Plus.
Incisive
Our UK wide team are renowned for their responsiveness and ability to deliver insightful, expert, unbiased and time critical asset valuation and disposal advice.


Informed
Our team of professionals, are selected for their chosen asset valuation and disposal expertise. They are driven, energetic, reliable and highly experienced in providing informed asset assessments.


Directors

Simon Morgan
FNAVA | Chairman
Simon Morgan founded SIA Group in the 1990′s and serves as Chairman. He brings to this role more than 25 years of asset valuation and disposal experience, as well as expertise in auctioneering. A regular and accomplished auctioneer, he is a Fellow and committee member of the National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers (NAVA) and has been involved in the valuation and disposal of a diverse range of assets on numerous high profile assignments over the years. Simon has considerable experience in most industry sectors and has specific expertise in the valuation of aviation assets and contentious insolvency matters.

Direct Dial +44 (0) 1273 621 317
Mobile +44 (0) 7976 685 473
simon.morgan@sia-group.co.uk

Paul Craig
ACIS | Managing Director
Paul Craig serves as leader of SIA Group’s advisory services which is responsible for the focused valuation and advisory service that serves asset based lenders, banks, finance houses and corporate recovery specialists. He joined SIA Group in June 2011 and has over 19 years experience in the financial services and banking industry having worked in various roles at Investec Bank plc, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, and GoIndustry DoveBid plc. Paul has undertaken and advised on numerous high profile asset based lending assignments and work-outs in the UK and Europe for most of the UK’s leading asset based lenders, banks, private equity houses and restructuring firms.

Direct Dial +44 (0)20 7498 4903
Mobile +44 (0) 7712 790 744
paul.craig@sia-group.co.uk

Matt Earl
MRICS | Operations Director
Matt Earl joined SIA Group in October 2011 and serves as head of operations across the group. He is a RICS qualified Chartered Surveyor and has been providing valuation advice and disposal services to the financial sector and corporate clients for over 18 years. He started his career at Lombard Asset Finance / The Royal Bank of Scotland plc and prior to joining SIA he was the Head of Valuation Operations at GoIndustry DoveBid plc. Matt has undertaken numerous machinery, equipment and inventory appraisals and disposals in the UK, Europe and North America. These include accelerated inventory realisation programmes, work-outs and pan-European combined plant and machinery and inventory appraisals for UK, European and USA asset based lenders, banks and restructuring professionals.

Direct Dial +44 (0)20 7498 4905
Mobile +44 (0) 7432 366 064
matt.earl@sia-group.co.uk

Our Team


Ian Dyer
ACMA | Head of Inventory Appraisal

Hugh Dorins
MRICS | Head of Property

Richard Kelly
MRICS | Head of Southampton Office

Mark Driscoll
Head of Manchester Office

Kevin Counihan
Head of London Restructuring

Stephen Readman
MRICS | Head of Brighton Restructuring

Leighton Dowding
Head of Accounts Receivable

Paul Tracey
Project Manager & Appraisal Analyst

Helen Mulreay
Marketing Manager and EA to Directors

Paddy Gastrell
FRICS | Senior Appraiser

Neil Evans
Senior Appraiser

Simon Charlesworth
Inventory Appraiser

Nick Pope
Inventory Appraiser

Steve Davies
Inventory Appraiser

David Yule
Transactional Support Manager

Gareth Jones
Transactional Support Manager

Barry Bostock
Project Manager and Appraiser

Cameron Crombie
Project Manager and Appraisal Analyst

Simon Jones
Project Manager and Appraisal Analyst

Maisy Green
Case Manager

Clare Symons
Transactional Support Assistant

Monty Morgan
Project Manager
 

Clients


 
 

Company History

2017

Brighton Office expanded with New Head of Restructuring appointed

2017

Property Division set up headed by Hugh Dorins

2017

Southampton Office Opens

2016

SIA Group celebrates over £5 billion of assets valued in a year

2016

SIA Group opens Manchester and Ware office

2014

Launch of ABL Transactional Services

2013

SIA Aviation offices opened in Bicester

2012

First online auction

2012

Advisory Services launched

2011

Opening of London office

2003

SIA Group incorporated

1992

Southern Independent Auctioneers established in Brighton

Career Opportunities

Discover what makes working at SIA Group so special.


Our people share a passion for high performance, client focus and an entrepreneurial spirit. Together we encourage a culture of respect and a working environment that encourages extraordinary performance.


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