Karl joined the Corporate Solutions team in March 2016 and is responsible for helping businesses across the UK raise funding for a variety of purposes such as working capital, expansion and capital equipment. He has specialist knowledge of raising finance through invoice and asset based lending, crowdfunding, loan and equity funds and Government schemes. In addition the team provides sales ledger support, helping to collect outstanding business debts.
Karl has over 15 years’ experience in proving funding to businesses. He started his career at HSBC and spent 8 years at the bank, mainly in Commercial Banking. Karl moved to South Yorkshire Investment Fund in 2004 as Investment Manager before becoming Investment Director for the Business Loan Fund in 2006. Karl then undertook a project for Capital for Enterprise (Now the British Business Bank) to accredit new lenders to the Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme. In 2010 he moved to Enterprise Ventures where he worked on both the Finance Yorkshire Fund and the EV SME Loans Fund, providing funding up to £1m to businesses.