Intelligent Loans, the Cardiff-based corporate lending and finance specialist, has announced the appointment of Laura Knopp as Head of Business Development.
Laura has over 20 years of industry experience, having spent much of her career creating new business opportunities and helping UK SMEs access the financing solutions they need to make their business plans a reality. business. In her new role, she will be responsible for building and maintaining strong brokerage relationships in the South of England while expanding Intelligent Loans‘ secured and unsecured business loan offering.
Commenting on her appointment, Laura said: “In what continues to be difficult and uncertain times for many business owners, taking on this new role represents a great opportunity to inspire confidence and provide support. thanks to our financial solutions.
“I am delighted to join a team that during this time has shown resilience and earned an excellent reputation by placing their broker partners and clients at the center of everything they do.
Alun Winter, Head of Loans at Intelligent Loans, said: “As businesses begin to emerge from the current crisis and government initiatives such as CBILS come to an end, we know that many business owners will be looking for a financing solution. support to help aid recovery and growth. Laura’s appointment comes at a pivotal time for us as we remain committed to ensuring SMEs are offered a viable financing solution that is right for them.
“We are confident Laura will be a great addition to the team with her proven track record of building lasting relationships with her network of brokers and her dedication to supporting UK businesses during this crisis.”
Intelligent Loans’ secured and unsecured business loan solutions can provide a flexible source of funds to support current business or growth plans. As a member of the 1pm group of companies, Intelligent Loans also provides access to a multi-product line of corporate finance, from asset finance to invoice finance to vehicle finance.
As UK SMEs face a cash flow crisis, the company is committed to ensuring its clients have adequate funding to negotiate under these difficult conditions. The 1pm group is also recognized as an accredited lender under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBILS) program with the British Business Bank and is helping SMEs access the cash they urgently need to weather the crisis. of COVID-19.