Business Peer to Peer lender ArchOver has appointed Nick Jones as Regional Director. He will be responsible for growing the business’s network of borrowers across the Thames Valley and Chiltern areas as part of ArchOver’s aim to lend more than £60 million by the end of the year.

Jones brings nearly 40 years’ experience in banking relationship management and has built strategic client relationships across a wide range of industries including manufacturing, technology, international trade, engineering and automotive. Most recently, he was relationship director at NatWest and prior to that, senior manager of commercial banking at Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc., where he was responsible for offering financial advice and delivering a high-quality experience and service to customers. As part of his role at ArchOver, he will leverage a network of brokers, professionals, and consultants to meet local businesses looking to access new credit facilities.

Angus Dent, CEO of ArchOver said “The Thames Valley and Chilterns are hubs to some of the UK’s fastest growing businesses. “Adding Nick to our team of Regional Directors will allow us to continue building a stronger presence in areas where there is a concentration of SMEs requiring finance and fuel growth.”

“Nick has built a career on deep and long-lasting relationships with customers, which are essential to build trust and add to our growing pool of borrowers,” added Angus Dent, CEO, ArchOver. “It’s important that ArchOver differentiates itself by offering real value and financial help to SMEs. This latest appointment will enable us to build a strong partnership that supports our current momentum and help more businesses achieve their goals.”