Our People

For High Court Enforcement Enquiries

James Metcalfe

High Court Enforcement Manager

James has worked in the Enforcement industry for over 25 years working for a variety of organisations. He started by enforcing local authority debt and then 5 years later moved to the High Court Enforcement world. James has been an Authorised High Court Enforcement Officer for 8 years and was a partner in the organisation C N Gaunt and Son before it was taken over by High Court Enforcement Group. 

James is responsible for the High Court Enforcement Officers and for the enforcement of the High Court Writs. His experience enables him to provide solutions to the majority of enforcement issues.

For further information contact James on james.metcalfe@equita.co.uk


Peter Gent

Business Development Director

Peter has over 26 years’ credit management experience and for the past 11 years Peter has worked for a number of leading debt recovery companies in both the B2B and B2C environment.

He has spent 5 years with Credit Resource Solution, specialist consumer debt recovery agency, of which 3 of those years was as a Board Director and a year with Lawton Hathaway, a credit control outsourcing business, managing both operations and sales.

Peter is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management and has been elected as Chair of the North West branch.

For further information contact me on peter.gent@equita.co.uk


Gary Carr

Business Development Director

Gary's spent virtually his entire career with us, having joined straight from Wolverhampton University in 2006. He spent three years managing our bailiffs' day-to-day performance, then worked briefly as a branch manager with Encore Personnel, before returning to Equita in 2010 as Client Services Director, working with our London clients and overseeing the opening of our London office. In 2013, he was promoted to his current position, with responsibility for client care and new account sales. He's a member of the IRRV and the BPA.

For further information contact Gary on gary.carr@equita.co.uk


Bev Osborne

Senior Client Services Manager

Bev joined us as Senior Client Services Manager in July 2017 following 8 years managing Revenues at Nottingham City Council. Over the years this included Council Tax, Non-Domestic Rates and Adult Social Care billing and collection for Residential Services and Fairer Charging.

Prior to that, Bev held leadership roles in Powergen and Capital One, focussed on driving positive change and process redesign.

Bev is responsible for the contract management for key clients and the leadership of our Client Managers

For further information contact Bev on bev.osborne@equita.co.uk