People and teams

We have an experienced team of investment, portfolio and business development executives. 

Aled-Robertson

Aled Robertson

Loan portfolio team

Aled is a portfolio assistant in our loan portfolio team.

Alun-Lister

Alun Lister

Loan portfolio team

Alun is a portfolio assistant in our loan portfolio team.

Alwyn-Thomas

Alwyn Thomas

Property development team

Alwyn is a property development executive in our property development team.

Alyson-Green

Alyson Geen

Technical team

Alyson is our business analyst, helping to manage our systems.

Amanda-Rogers

Amanda Rogers

Micro loans team

Amanda is an investment support administrator in the micro loans team.

Amy-Carpenter

Amy Carpenter

Equity portfolio team

Amy provides admin support to our equity portfolio team.  

Andrea-Richardson

Andrea Richardson

Loan portfolio team

Andrea is a portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team.

Andrew-Bradshaw

Andrew Bradshaw

Property development team

Andrew is the property services manager in our property development team.

Andrew-Drummond

Andrew Drummond

New investments team

Andrew is an investment executive in the new investments team.

Andy-Morris

Andy Morris

Technology ventures team

Andy is an investment executive in the technology venture investments team. 

Anna-Bowen

Anna Bowen

Property development team

Anna is a property development executive in our property development team.

Ashley-Jones

Ashley Jones

New investments team

Ashley is an investment executive in the new investments team.

Beth-Humphries

Beth Humphries

Leaseholder Support Scheme

Beth is a leaseholder support scheme executive in our leaseholder support scheme team.

Bethan-Cousins

Bethan Cousins

New investments team

Bethan is a new business director in the new investments team. 

Beverley-Downes

Beverley Downes

Management team

Beverley leads our communications, marketing and facilities teams at the Development Bank of Wales.

Brad-Thatcher

Brad Thatcher

Property development team

Brad is a property development executive in our property development team.

Carl-Fitz-Gerald

Carl Fitz-Gerald

Property development team

Carl is a senior property development executive in our property development team.

Carl-Griffiths

Carl Griffiths

Technology ventures team

Carl manages our Wales Technology Seed Fund.  

Carol-Bell

Carol Bell

Board of directors

Carol is an independent non-executive director for the Development Bank of Wales.

Carol-Hall

Carol Hall

Angels Invest Wales

Carol is the investment manager for Angels Invest Wales.

Cenydd-Rowlands

Cenydd Rowlands

Property development team

Cenydd is a property director in our property development team.

Charlotte-Price

Charlotte Price

Micro loans team

Charlotte is an assistant investment executive in the micro loans team.

Chris-Dhenin

Chris Dhenin

New investments team

Chris is an investment executive in the new investments team. 

Chris-Hayward

Chris Hayward

New investments team

Chris is an investment executive in the new investments team.

Claire-Sedgwick

Claire Sedgwick

Property development team

Claire is a deputy fund manager in our property development team.

Claire-Vokes

Claire Vokes

Micro loans team

Claire is an investment executive in the micro loans team. 

Claire-Sullivan

Clare Sullivan

New investments team

Clare is a regional manager in the new investments team. 

Colin-Batten

Colin Batten

Technology ventures team

Colin is an assistant investment executive in the technology venture investments team.

Daniel-Kinsey

Daniel Kinsey

Loan portfolio team

Daniel is a portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team. 

Darren-Barlow

Darren Barlow

Micro loans team

Darren is an investment support administrator in the micro loans team.

Dave-Perez

Dave Perez

Loan portfolio team

Dave is a senior portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team. 

David-Knight

David Knight

New investments team

David is an investment executive in the new investments team.

David-Staziker

David Staziker

Board of directors,
Management team

David is the chief financial officer for the Development Bank of Wales.

Deanna Burns

Deanna Burns

Leaseholder Support Scheme

Deanna is a leaseholder support scheme executive in our leaseholder support scheme team.

Dianne-Walker

Dianne Walker

Board of directors

Dianne is an award-winning non-executive director for the Development Bank of Wales.

Dionne-Jones

Dionne Jones

Self Build Wales

Dionne is a self build executive in the self build wales team.

Donna-Strohmeyer

Donna Strohmeyer

Micro loans team

Donna is an investment executive in the micro loans team.

Donna-Williams

Donna Williams

Loan portfolio team

Donna is a senior portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team.

Duncan-Gray

Duncan Gray

Technology ventures team

Duncan is our technology venture investments director.

Elen-Jones

Elen Jones

Management team

Elen leads the team providing accounting and support services for the Development Bank of Wales.

Emily-Jones

Emily Jones

New investments team

Emily is an investment executive in the new investments team.

Emily-Wood

Emily Wood

Micro loans team

Emily is an investment executive in the micro loans team.

Emma-Phillips

Emma Phillips

Self Build Wales

Emma is the operations manager in the self build wales team.

Gareth-Bullock

Gareth Bullock

Board of directors

Gareth is the chairman for the Development Bank of Wales.

Gareth-Hellen

Gareth Hellen

Leaseholder Support Scheme

Gareth is a leaseholder support scheme executive in our leaseholder support scheme team.

Gaynor-Morris

Gaynor Morris

Micro loans team

Gaynor is an investment executive in the micro loans team.

Giles-Thorley

Giles Thorley

Board of directors,
Management team

Giles is the chief executive of the Development Bank of Wales.

Guy-Bates

Guy Bates

Equity portfolio team,
Loan portfolio team

Guy is a portfolio director in our equity and loan portfolio teams.

Hannah-Reynolds

Hannah Reynolds

Leaseholder Support Scheme

Hannah is a leaseholder support scheme executive in our leaseholder support scheme team.

Iestyn-Evans

Iestyn Evans

Board of directors

Iestyn is an independent non-executive director for the Development Bank of Wales.

Iraj-Amiri

Iraj Amiri

Board of directors

Iraj is an independent non-executive director and chair of the audit and risk committee for the Development Bank of Wales.

Jack-Christopher

Jack Christopher

Technology ventures team

Jack is an assistant investment executive in our technology venture investments team. 

James-Brennan

James Brennan

Property development team

James is a property development executive based in our property development team.

James-Ryan

James Ryan

Micro loans team

James is an investment executive in the micro loans team.

Janet-Speck

Janet Speck

Loan portfolio team

Janet is a portfolio assistant in our loan portfolio team.

Jessica-White

Jessica White

Micro loans team

Jessica is a senior investment executive in the micro loans team.

Jo-Criddle

Jo Criddle

Management team

Jo is an investment operations director for the Development Bank of Wales. 

Jo-Thomas

Jo Thomas

New investments team

Jo is a deputy fund manager in the new investments team.

Julie-Snape

Julie Snape

Micro loans team

Julie is a senior investment support administrator in the micro loans team.

Kabitah-Begum

Kabitah Begum

Equity portfolio team

Kabitah is a portfolio executive in our equity portfolio team. 

Karim-Foad

Karim Foad

Technology ventures team

Karim is an assistant investment executive in the technology venture investments team.

Karl Jones

Karl Jones

Property development team

Karl is a senior property development executive in our property development team.

Kate-Methuen-Ley

Kate Methuen-Ley

Board of directors

Kate is an independent non-executive director for the Development Bank of Wales.

Kelly-Jones

Kelly Jones

Loan portfolio team

Kelly is a portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team.

Laura-Kilvington

Laura Kilvington

Micro loans team

Laura is an investment support administrator in the micro loans team.

Leanna-Davies

Leanna Davies

Equity portfolio team

Leanna is the portfolio development manager in our equity portfolio team. 

Leigh-John

Leigh John

Self Build Wales

Leigh is a self build executive in the self build wales team.

Loryn-Mulhearn

Loryn Mulhearn

Micro loans team

Loryn is an investment support administrator in the micro loans team.

Mal-Green

Malcolm Green

Loan portfolio team

Malcolm is a portfolio assistant in our loan portfolio team.

Manuel-Di-Campli

Manuel Di Campli

Loan portfolio team

Manuel is a portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team.

Mark-Bowman

Mark Bowman

Technology ventures team

Mark is a deputy fund manager in the technology venture investments team.

Mark Halliday

Mark Halliday

Equity portfolio team

Mark is a portfolio development executive in our equity portfolio team. 

Matthew-Wilde

Matthew Wilde

Technology ventures team

Matthew is an investment executive in the technology venture investments team.

Michael-Bakewall

Michael Bakewell

Technology ventures team

Michael is a deputy fund manager in the technology venture investments team.

Michelle Noble

Michelle Noble

Micro loans team

Michelle is an investment executive in the micro loans team.

Mike-Owen

Mike Owen

Management team

Mike is the group investment director for the Development Bank of Wales.

Nakeja Howell

Nakeja Howell

Loan portfolio team

Nakeja is a portfolio assistant in our loan portfolio team.

Natalie-Britton

Natalie Britton

Property development team

Natalie is a property portfolio executive in our property development team.

Natalie-Hughes

Natalie Hughes

Micro loans team

Natalie is an investment support administrator in the micro loans team. 

Navid-Falatoori

Navid Falatoori

New investments team

Navid is a senior investment executive in the new investments team.

Neil-Maguinness

Neil Maguinness

Management team

Neil is the director of risk, compliance and legal for the Development Bank of Wales. 

Nick-Stork

Nick Stork

New investments team

Nick is the fund manager in the new investments team.

Nicola-Crocker

Nicola Crocker

Property development team

Nicola is a fund manager in the property development team.  

Nicola-Edwards

Nicola Edwards

Micro loans team

Nicola is the fund manager in the micro loans team.

Nicola-Griffiths

Nicola Griffiths

Loan portfolio team

Nicola is a portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team. 

Rachel-Miles

Rachel Miles

Loan portfolio team

Rachel manages our loan portfolio team.

Rebecca-Rowden

Rebecca Rowden

Technical team

Rebecca manages the business development and analysis team.

Rhian-Elston

Rhian Elston

Management team

Rhian leads the technology, micro loan and equity portfolio teams for the Development Bank of Wales.

Rhian-Jones

Rhian Jones

Loan portfolio team

Rhian is a portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team. 

Rhiannon-Brewer

Rhiannon Brewer

Micro loans team

Rhiannon is the deputy fund manager in the micro loans team.

Rhodri-Evans

Rhodri Evans

New investments team

Rhodri is a deputy fund manager in the new investments team.

Rhys-Jones

Rhys Jones

Board of directors

Rhys is an independent non-executive director for the Development Bank of Wales.

Richard-Easton

Richard Easton

Loan portfolio team

Richard is a portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team. 

Richard-Jenkins

Richard Jenkins

Loan portfolio team

Richard is a portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team.

Richard-Thompson

Richard Thompson

Technology ventures team

Richard is a senior investment executive in the technology venture investments team.

Rob-Good

Rob Good

Property development team

Rob is a property development executive in our property development team.

Rob-Hunter

Rob Hunter

Management team

Rob is the strategy, people and development director for the Development Bank of Wales.

Rob-Lamb

Rob Lamb

Board of directors

Rob is an independent non-executive director for the Development Bank of Wales.

 

Rob-Barber

Robert Barber

Loan portfolio team

Rob is a senior portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team.

Roger-Jeynes

Roger Jeynes

Board of directors

Roger is an independent non-executive director for the Development Bank of Wales.

Roger-Owen-Jones

Roger Owen-Jones

Property development team

Roger is a property development executive in our property development team.

Ruby-Harcombe

Ruby Harcombe

New investments team

Ruby is a senior investment executive in the new investments team.

Sally-Phillips

Sally Phillips

New investments team

Sally is an investment executive in the new investments team.

Sam-Macallister-Smith

Sam Macalister-Smith

Equity portfolio team

Sam is a portfolio executive in our equity portfolio team. 

Samantha-Fransham

Samantha Fransham

Leaseholder Support Scheme

Samantha is a leaseholder support scheme manager in our leaseholder support scheme team.

Sarah-Smith

Sarah Smith

Technology ventures team

Sarah is an assistant investment executive in the technology venture investments team.

Scott-Hughes

Scott Hughes

New investments team

Scott is a senior investment executive in the new investments team.

Sophia-Campion

Sophia Campion

Micro loans team

Sophia is an investment support administrator in the micro loans team.

Steve-Elias

Stephen Elias

Loan portfolio team

Steve is a deputy fund manager in our loan portfolio team.

Stephen-Galvin

Stephen Galvin

New investments team

Steve is a senior investment executive in the new investments team.

Stephen Higgins

Stephen Higgins

Property development team

Stephen is a property development executive in our property development team.

Steve-Holt

Steve Holt

Angels Invest Wales

Steve is the director for Angels Invest Wales.

Stewart-Williams

Stewart Williams

Loan portfolio team

Stewart is a portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team.

Thomas-Wright

Thomas Wright

Technology ventures team

Thomas is an assistant investment executive in the technology venture investments team.

Tom-Preene

Tom Preene

Angels Invest Wales

Tom is the operations manager for Angels Invest Wales.

Tom Rook

Tom Rook

Equity portfolio team

Tom is a senior portfolio executive in our equity portfolio team. 

Vanessa-Smith

Vanessa Smith

Equity portfolio team

Vanessa is a portfolio executive in our equity portfolio team. 

Will-Campion

Will Campion

Technical team

Will is our business process improvement manager.

Will-Jones

Will Jones

New investments team

Will is an investment executive in the new investments team.

Our micro loans team specialise working with small and micro businesses providing loans from £1,000 up to £50,000.

Our highly experienced investments team is based throughout Wales and works with a range of high-growth businesses and their advisers offering loans and equity from £50,000 up to £5 million. They can support growth, succession and acquisitions. 

Our loan portfolio team builds relationships with our customers to ensure our finance and investments help them to grow. 

Our equity portfolio team builds relationships with our customers to ensure our finance and investments help them to grow. 

Our technology ventures investment team focuses on innovative technology-based businesses from start-ups to early stage and established. They can provide both loans and equity depending on the business.   

Our technical team co-ordinate and manage activity for the Development Bank of Wales’ investment and portfolio teams. They also deal with all new finance enquiries and work closely with other funders and advisers to ensure Welsh businesses are aware of the support available.

Our property development team invest in commercial and residential development projects in Wales. 

Led by chief executive Giles Thorley, our executive and senior management team provide the investment strategy that drives real benefits to your business.

Our board of non-executive directors oversees the strategy and performance at the Development Bank of Wales, drawing on a wealth of regional and global business experience.