About us

STA International supports credit management professionals in the UK and worldwide; our services range from credit risk assessment to recovering overdue invoices and everything in between.

Owner managed, highly experienced and exemplary, STA is ISO9001 quality accredited and FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) authorised and regulated, ensuring we protect your reputation and treat your customers fairly.

Our commercial clients range from FTSE100 to SMEs, seeking credit reports to minimise credit risks, outsourced credit control to manage receivables, and debt collection to recover overdue invoices.

In addition, STA is the market leader in student debt collection, partnering 150 universities and colleges, for whom we also trace absconded students.

Headquartered in Maidstone, we have our consumer contact centre in Glasgow, our specialist legal partners in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, and 80 agents worldwide, ensuring our end-to-end credit management solution.

Our history

1955

Founded in New York as Stanley Tulchin Associates trading as STA International, later adding offices throughout the US, Mexico and UK

1994

Opened UK based subsidiary STA International Limited, trading as STA International from Maidstone

2001

Acquired Graydon UKs debt collection business in exchange for small shareholding, trading as STA Graydon

2012

Exercised buy-back option of Graydon UKs shares, trading as STA International

2019

Opened Glasgow contact centre for student/ consumer debt collection, commercial debt collection remaining at Maidstone

2021

Management buy-out from Tulchin family owners by four UK managers, each with 20 years plus service to STA International

Owner shareholders

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Colin Thomas
Chairman
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Matt Quinn
Finance Director
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Jan Baker
Operations Director
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Neill MacKinnon
Client Services Director

Accreditations & Associations

Corporate partners

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