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Our People

CfEL has built a highly experienced team that brings together an understanding of commercial investment, private sector finance and public sector policy. Working at a local, national and international level, the company is passionate about delivering programmes that drive SME growth.

The company is guided by an independent, expert Board of Directors with many years of relevant experience as leaders in the fields of SME debt and equity finance, and in growing businesses.

The senior team is staffed by specialists with many years of relevant SME finance and investment experience. Drawn from backgrounds in both the private and public sectors, they design, implement and manage a range of funds and finance support programmes.

CEO Team Fund - Rory Earley, Richard Hepper, Jonathan Dixon, David Miles, Adria Robinson, Judith Dibley, Alison Kirk-Hopkinson.

Debt Team - Judith Ozcan, Mark Hambly, Peter Garnham, Stuart Williamson, Richard Coldwell, Tim Jones, Robert Greenwood, Jonathan Marriott, Graham Walker, Linda Oldfield, Karl Fields, Liam Clayton.

Equity Team.- Ken Cooper, Tim Mills, Ian Connatty, Patrick Palmer, Melanie Perkins, Paul Fauset, Sam Fennell, Sarah Newbould, Anu Adebajo, Chris Witherspoon, Mark Sims.

Reporting Team - Jason Middleton, Dan van der Schans, Adam Johnson, Carl Hadi.

Finance Team - David Campbell, Carolyn Stoppard, Kath Bilinski, Rachel Symonds.

There is also a number of vacancies for which recruitment is under way (see separate tab).