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Our Team

We have an extremely strong and dedicated team who have helped hundreds of Scottish businesses achieve sustainable success over the years, and we’re actively looking to support yet more.

Get in touch to see how we can help you grow your business.

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Fund Director

Thomas Brock

Tom leads the delivery of UMi Debt Finance Scotland which aims to help Scottish SMEs access debt funding to accelerate their growth plans.


He has held senior banking roles with Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of Scotland Corporate and Clydesdale Bank Group, where he created specialist propositions to support high growth SMEs predominantly in the technology sector.


Portfolio Executive

Nichola Crinson

Nichola has 18 years’ experience working across UK banking personal loans before advancing into SME grant support within UMi.  Nichola has worked with many stakeholders and clients across the country to mobilise projects to streamline processes; as well as provide client support to businesses utilising her knowledge from banking and grant funds to implement into UMi Debt Finance Scotland.


Nichola mainly works in the background working with several departments to manage the portfolio of Debt Finance Scotland but also has direct contact with clients to ensure their needs are met inline with the guidelines and requirements.

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Investment Executive

Adrian Innes

Accomplished business development leader with extensive experience within global financial services institutions. Proven success in identifying and capitalising new business opportunities by developing strategic alliances with key partners and clients. Recognised for improving organisation’s market position and maximising business growth by designing and implementing new strategies.


Fact-based problem solver with the aptitude to evaluate alternative courses of action and make sound management decisions. Instrumental in managing and mentoring multi-skilled teams by applying pro-active leadership approaches to improve financial, compliance, and customer satisfaction performance.

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