The most important thing about Secantor is the quality of our people.
Our thirty-strong team are fully qualified finance experts with many years of commercial and industry experience. This is often with larger companies, enabling them to understand what’s needed for a business to grow.
Our people – making the difference to your business
Tim joined Secantor in 2006, having previously been a founding investor. He has worked with a wide range of private and family businesses, providing support to help businesses develop and deliver their plans. Prior to Secantor, he spent 20 years in international banking and finance, latterly working mainly with private equity firms. HIs multi-category, problem-solving experience, combined with an unshakable desire for perfection, provides Tim with the relentless drive required to help your business achieve its potential. Tim lives in North London, has three children, a keen interest in sport and a very understanding wife.
Malcolm joined the Secantor team in 2004, after nearly 40 years in banking. He started his career working with SMEs at regional branches of Natwest, eventually moving to the City to become a Group Credit Controller. Malcolm set up Natwest’s market-leading Acquisition Finance Unit, providing debt financing for the MBO movement. Recently, Malcolm has lectured in MBOs at the Manchester Business School. With his wealth of experience and problem-solving abilities, Malcolm quickly gets to the root of issues, producing exactly the right plan to ensure your business succeeds.
Kate is an experienced Marketing Manager, having worked for innovative small companies as well as large blue chip organisations.
With a successful track record in building both major household brands as well as growing challenger brands. She has proven herself equally adept in working multinationals like Nestle and in tech start ups. Her functional experience is broad covering a range of areas including brand management, customer marketing and licensing. She is passionate and brings huge amounts of energy, enthusiasm and a desire to succeed.
Debra has worked in finance, strategy and corporate development roles with a range of companies in a variety of sectors. Debra has used this broad base of hands-on experience to help her deliver highly valued support and assistance to Secantor clients, from performance improvement to fund raising and exit planning. Ultimately, Debra is good at hitting the nail on the head and cutting through the chaff. She is a strong advocate for the importance of ‘straight-talking’ and making sure that businesses are properly equipped to succeed. Debra lives in Surrey with a young, highly active family that keeps her on her toes.
Jenny is a chartered accountant who initially specialised in tax at PwC. After holding financial management positions in various companies, Jenny joined Secantor at its inception. A shining example of the benefits of our service, Jenny provides Secantor with quality part-time financial management support. Like the rest of her family, Jenny is an active, outdoorsy person who – surprisingly for an accountant – enjoys design and creativity!
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