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Mike Deacon

Mike was also a Board level executive, with extensive commercial experience in financial services, social enterprise and public health sectors.  Core value proposition includes: strong business profit and delivery track record, strategic planning and implementation, clear lateral thinker, strong creative and innovator, leadership, advocacy, project management and stakeholder management skills in financial services and in the health and not for profit sectors; ability to manage large scale businesses and projects, effecting successful business turnarounds within large organisations, over 47 years’ experience in lending billions of pounds to UK SME’s and international institutions of all sizes and disciplines; business creation in the social enterprise sector of a public health consultancy; technical advisor to a Government regulator for Community Interest Companies (CIC) positioned within BIS.

Mike is PRINCE 2 qualified and has completed several assignments since 2008, including work for high profile clients such as the Department of Health, Avon and Somerset Probation Trust and 1pm plc.

Mike has over 47 years senior management and board level experience in financial services. Mike oversaw the establishment of Public Health Action Support Team CIC (PHAST) and as Programme Manager for PHAST overseeing the delivery of a £12m programme for the Department of Health – Informing Healthier Choices, for £8m to time – both are notable successes. 

Mike is also a technical advisor to the Regulator of Community Interest Companies a part of BIS. This is in addition to his work in the financial services and business consulting arena both to SME’s and Financial Institutions, for sourcing finance, business advisory and project and interim management work.

Over his career, Mike’s achievements include running several leasing companies successfully over many years, delivering substantial returns on capital. This included a purchase of a leasing company for Bibby Financial Services that was in trouble, and post purchase, turned around successfully.

Mike has been an active commercial finance broker since 2008 and has been a Non-Executive Director of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers since 2019