Nigel Walker, Head of Access to Finance

Nigel Walker

Nigel is responsible for Access to Finance at Innovate UK where he heads the organisation’s support for innovative SMEs in gaining access to business support and private sector funding to accelerate the journey from concept to commercialisation.

Nigel has a background in the financial services industry, having spent over 10 years at each of Deutsche Bank and GE Capital. At GE, he established the European ‘Access GE’ programme, advising, coaching and mentoring management teams of businesses owned by VC and private equity firms on operational excellence, acquisition integration, strategy development and leadership.

What are Venturefests?

Venturefest York March 2015, Bruce Colley

Bringing together the tribes of innovation Each Venturefest event aims to bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and local service providers to promote innovation-based activity in a particular region. Each event has its own unique local flavour and sector specialisms, but …