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James Meekings

Co-Founder & UK Managing Director, Funding Circle

As co‑founder and UK Managing Director, James is responsible for overseeing the overall strategic direction, commercial activities and operations of Funding Circle in the UK. Funding Circle is a global SME loans platform, connecting SMEs who want to borrow with investors who want to lend in the UK, US, Germany and the Netherlands. Since launching in 2010, investors across Funding Circle’s geographies – including more than 90,000 retail investors, banks, asset management companies, insurance companies, government-backed entities and funds – have lent more than £7 billion to 68,000 businesses globally. Funding Circle is a member of the FTSE 250 Index.