launch your finances
into the future
opening the way
to business finance
Steve Taylor started out in banking in 1986 with Barclays Bank PLC and held a number of positions in Wales and South West of England, including relationship contact roles. Steve has built up an extensive knowledge of the banking and financial sector and has held a number of specialist roles. These have provided considerable experience in detailed financial analysis, strong commercial market awareness and an appreciation of the impact of economic conditions on business generally.
During his latter time in Barclays, Steve held roles in Recoveries and more recently Risk Underwriting. These have provided him with an in-depth understanding of the trading difficulties businesses have faced in recent times, as well as the information needed to meet bank requirements for funding proposals. Within the Risk Underwriting role, Steve has individually assessed well over 15,000 lending requests covering almost every business type and sector.
Steve has also been actively involved in internal Risk Training events for relationship contact roles and this has provided valuable expertise in managing customer requirements. In addition, Steve has been involved in delivering a number of high profiles projects for Barclays and has experience of interaction with very senior internal & external stakeholders.
Within his roles, Steve has always placed specific emphasis on customer service and having left Barclays in February 2014, is utilising his extensive skills and customer service focus on the external market to assist businesses in accessing finance and providing support for business growth.
Part of Steve’s specialist knowledge extends to the Property Development and Investment sectors, where clients can be supported through the significant information & details that funders will require to support a finance request.
Steve also continues to focus on the gained risk skills experience and extensive credit underwriting knowledge and can support businesses that require either additional or complimentary risk consultancy services. This can include the development of credit risk policies, outsourced or external underwriting requirements and managed recovery consultancy.