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.



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Tom leads delivery of BE Group 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.

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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.

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Investment Executive

Dave Young

Dave is an experienced banking professional with over 16 years’ experience of working with SME’s, corporates and public bodies across the UK in a variety of sectors including: leisure & tourism, healthcare, charities & not-for-profits and the creative industries. With a real desire to share best practice and knowledge across all business areas he is enthusiastic about helping people develop their ideas and plans to deliver real value for them, their businesses and the wider society.

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Investment Executive

Laura Ferguson

Laura has over 15 years’ experience across UK and offshore private banking. Her specialism is in portfolio management and understanding clients’ needs, something that will be put to good use at UMi Debt Finance Scotland.


Laura kicked off her finance career at the Bank of Scotland. Highlights include European account management at Airpac Bukom Oilfield Services, Business Development Executive at Global Navigation Solutions, and Private Banking Relationship Manager roles at the Bank of Scotland and Barclays, where she managed Ultra High Net Worth clients.

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Investment Portfolio Executive

Patrick Burke

patrick.burke@weareumi.co.uk

Patrick is an experienced Relationship Banking and Finance Services professional with over 17 years’ experience across a variety of roles in major banking and financial institutions in Scotland. A specialist in building relationships and business development, he prides himself in delivering high levels of customer satisfaction. Patrick is looking to help Scottish SMEs grow by helping them access our loan fund.