Mike is an experienced, qualified accountant who provides accountancy support as well as commercial and industrial experience to candidates on the Fast Forward Funding Programme.
As a founding director of Fast Forward Growth Limited, his role is to assist businesses to obtain the required funding for growth, be this either debt finance or equity investment. He, therefore, works with business owners to ensure all financial information to make accurate decisions is available.
Previously, after gaining significant experience in financial roles in SMEs, Mike became Finance Director of a group of companies that went on to become the largest provider of care for the elderly in Lancashire. In 2007, Mike joined Business Link as a finance specialist prior to joining the Access to Finance team in 2010.
Mike’s aim is to assist businesses in understanding their financial position and producing simple solutions as to the way forward. He enjoys working with business owners, to guide them through the myriad of finance products available and ensure the correct product is implemented to enable them to achieve their objectives.