ThinCats appoints Director of Regional Business Development for the South West and Wales

Richard’s appointment will support to provide speed and certainty when assessing funding proposals

ThinCats has announced today the appointment of Richard Bowles as its new Director of Regional Business Development for the South West and Wales.

Richard brings a wealth of experience within the banking and finance industry, having previously worked at Deutsche Bank, NatWest and HSBC. He joins ThinCats from Santander where he has spent the last 6 years as a Relationship Director covering the Corporate and Commercial markets.

At ThinCats, Richard will be responsible for supporting SME's across the South West and Wales where he will work alongside the business community delivering funding solutions for growing regional businesses.

ThinCats has an excellent reputation amongst advisors and the wider business community. I’m looking forward to working with our teams in the regions to expand our capacity while maintaining the bespoke, personal service which is key to meeting the needs of mid-sized SMEs, particularly as they look to grow out of the pandemic

Richard, Director of Regional Business Development.

Mike Hackett “I’m delighted to welcome Richard to ThinCats as part of our ongoing investment in expanding our offer, particularly in the South West and Wales. ThinCats has been active in the regions over the last few years, winning Alternative Finance provider of the year at the 2021 South West Dealmakers awards.

As Business Development Director, Richard is set to play a key role in servicing the increasing levels of demand for funding to support the growth ambitions of mid-sized SMEs across the South West and Wales.