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ICAEW Virtually Live

Accessing finance for clients

Julie Ashmore Dann is CEO of Rapid Cash - Natwest and a speaker at ICAE Virtually Live 2021 Nila Khan Andrea Reynolds is CEO of Swoop and a speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2020 Simon Cureton is Chief Executive Officer at Funding Options and a speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2021

Speakers: Julie Ashmore Dann, Rapid Cash - Natwest; Nila Khan, ICAEW; Andrea Reynolds, Swoop, Simon Cureton, Funding Options

Schedule: 15 Jun 2021 15:35 - 16:15 BST

Overview

ICAEW's Nila Khan talks to Julie Ashmore Dann, CEO of Rapid Cash, Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options and Andrea Reynolds, the Founder and CEO of Swoop Funding, about what finance options are on offer in the current economic landscape. The conversation will cover how to access finance efficiently for clients.

The panel

  • Chair: Nila Khan, Business Advice Manager, ICAEW
  • Julie Ashmore Dann, CEO of Rapid Cash (NatWest)
  • Simon Cureton, CEO, Funding Options
  • Andrea Reynolds, CEO, Swoop

More information

Julie Ashmore Dann is CEO of Rapid Cash - Natwest and a speaker at ICAE Virtually Live 2021
Julie Ashmore Dann CEO, Rapid Cash

Julie has been working in the finance market for more than 35 years. Her career at Natwest started in retail and then corporate banking, before moving into receivables finance. She spent 13 years at Bibby Financial Services where she established a venture in Poland, led a global change programme and took on her first Board roles.

Nila Khan
Nila Khan, FCA BFP ICAEW Business Advice Manager

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 Reynolds is CEO of Swoop and a speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2020
Andrea Reynolds FCA CEO, Swoop

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 Cureton is Chief Executive Officer at Funding Options and a speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2021
Simon Cureton Chief Executive Officer, Funding Options

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.

Virtually Live Partner
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About Funding Options

At Funding Options we connect business owners to the right funding. With a panel of 120+ top lenders, we’ve helped more than 10,000 businesses access over £0.5B in funding.

Virtually Live Partner
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About Swoop

Swoop has been built to empower you as a business adviser to navigate a finance landscape impacted by Brexit and pandemic uncertainty.

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