ICAEW's Nila Khan talks to Andrea Reynolds, the Founder and CEO of Swoop Funding, and Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, about what finance options are on offer in the current economic landscape. The conversation will cover how to access finance efficiently for clients.
- Simon Cureton, CEO, Funding Options
- Andrea Reynolds, CEO, Swoop
- Nila Khan, Business Advice Manager, ICAEW
Nila is a fellow of the ICAEW and qualified with a Big Four firm. She has been a principal in practice for 13 years. At ICAEW, Nila is part of the practice team and develops advisory resources for members in practice and their clients.
Andrea qualified with KPMG Ireland and transferred to the London Management Consultancy division. Since leaving KPMG, she has consulted to large corporations and SMEs alike. For 10 years, Andrea has worked with SMEs to assist them with their fundraising and helped secure £180m. To scale this experience, she launched the online finance matching platform Swoop.
Simon uses his extensive experience in the alternative finance sector to ensure the company is at the forefront of open banking and other innovations within the industry. He was a founding member of Esme loans and has held senior posts at RBS International, Morgan Stanley, Barclays Capital, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Deutsche Bank.
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