James Edwards

South East

Investment Manager

Telephone: 01276 608531 / 07384 816718

James is responsible for new business activity and portfolio management for the Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan Scheme and the South East Sustainability Loan Fund. He also manages some TVB Expansion Loan Scheme clients as well as a portfolio of clients for the legacy Accelerator Fund.

James has over 25 years experience in funding and supporting the growth of UK and international businesses and of regional economic development. After a number of banking roles encompassing small business lending and acquisition finance he joined SEEDA the Regional Development Agency for the South East to manage the Inward Investment Team. In 2003 he helped establish The FSE Group and facilitated the development of the organisation to be a major regional funder for growth oriented SMEs.

Outside of work James enjoys many sports and is Chairman of and still plays regularly for his local hockey club.

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