Meet the Team

Heather Coupland

Programme Delivery Manager

Heather is a Management Accountant and Consultant with extensive experience spanning the gamut of finance, funding and investment.

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Andrew Finley

Project Director

Andrew is a Project Director with over thirty year’s experience of commercial management, strategy development and implementation..

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Gregg Harding

Business Finance Specialist

Former corporate Finance Director Gregg is dedicated to using his experience to help businesses access the right finance for their needs.

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Yvic Carr

Business Finance Specialist

Yvic has amassed experience in the financial sector across a number of sectors, from fund management and private equity to currency markets.

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Jackie George

Business Finance Specialist

Jackie is a Finance Specialist with invaluable experience in securing investment from European, national and regional grant regimes.

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Chris Oliver

Business Finance Specialist

Chris joins the Access to Finance program having gained considerable experience across the SME finance spectrum over the past decade.

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Chris Cotter

Business Finance Specialist

Chris joined the Access to Finance team after travelling with his family for the past two years, which included six months living in Nicaragua.

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John Whittaker

Business Finance Specialist

John is a Finance Specialist who spent much of his career running his own successful insurance brokerage and financial services business.

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Rebecca Bettin

Business Finance Specialist

Rebecca initially trained as a Chartered Accountant in London with Ernst & Young, specialising in owner managed businesses and fraud investigation.

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Natasha Sedgwick

Head of Marketing & PR

With a passion for supporting and celebrating small businesses, Natasha has 20 years of experience in the Public Relations and marketing communications industry.

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Ben Norton

Project Coordinator

Ben is passionate about delivering operational strategies that realise positive outcomes in individuals, businesses and communities, through stimulating the local economy.

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Karl Shaddick

Digital Applications Manager

With a strong background in online marketing, Karl brings a passion for all things digital to the Access to Finance team.

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Jenny Waters

Project Operations Executive

As the first point of contact for many of our clients, Jenny plays a key role in ensuring everybody we work with receives a consistent, positive and professional service.

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Lee Curnow

Project Operations Executive

Assisting both colleagues and clients, Lee provides vital operational support to the team.

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Favour Onabanjo

Project Accountant

A meticulous and diligent individual, Favour brings a wealth of experience to the team and has an aptitude for implementing process changes that result in increased efficiency and productivity.

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