ThinCats, the alternative funding specialist, has announced a senior hire to cover the North West region. Richard Lamb joins ThinCats to lead new business origination throughout the North West, after nearly a decade as Relationship Director at NatWest, and having been in corporate banking since 1992.  He joins the company’s growing team of experienced bankers who have turned to specialising in alternative finance.

Damon Walford, Chief Development Officer at ThinCats, said: “We’re extremely pleased to have Richard on board. He joins us after three decades of being embedded in the North West SME economy, giving meaningful advice and helping business owners make informed decisions to improve company performance and support growth. He is able to draw on vast experience in supporting SMEs with management buy-outs and buy-ins, alongside growth funding and turnaround situations to help businesses return to financial health.”