Portfolio team

Rob

Rob Adams

Portfolio manager

London

Rob has a keen interest in sports, albeit largely from the comfort of his sofa or the pub. He enjoys cycling and kayaking, as well as attending his fair share of music festivals and gigs. He finds cooking therapeutic and often suffers from wanderlust.

  • Began his career in invoice finance and asset-based lending in 2005
  • Has worked with firms in many sectors, managing facilities of up to £10m
  • Knowledge of refinancing, restructuring, turnaround, M&A and MBOs/MBIs
rob.adams@growth-lending.com
+44 (0)7933 821502
https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob-adams-a0539b25/
Max updated

Max Cheveley Grayson

Funding co-ordinator

London

Max enjoys cycling, fishing, shooting and all things outdoors, and is also partial to a round of golf. When he is not in the office or on the golf course, you will find him reading, listening to music or with his mates at their local pub.

  • Began his career in the hospitality sector
  • Has immersed himself in fintech since entering financial services
  • Joined the team in 2019
max.cheveley@growth-lending.com
+44 (0)20 3854 3530
https://www.linkedin.com/in/maxcheveley/
Nicole

Nicole Hein

Funding co-ordinator

Cape Town

Music is Nicole’s passion, and she loves jamming on her cherry-red Stratocaster guitar. She is also a big fan of movies, and enjoys cool nights at the beach in Cape Town – when the windy Mother City allows.

  • Qualifications in office administration and credit management
  • Began her career in financial services in 2013
  • Previously worked for Transaction Capital Business Solutions
nicole.hein@growth-lending.com
+44 (0)20 3746 5586
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicole-hein-b9b9941a4/
Charlotte

Charlotte James

Funding manager

London

Charlotte prefers the company of others, but when she is on her own, she will often be listening to or playing music (there are few musicals that she has not seen). You are also likely to find her petting any dog that happens to walk by – the fluffier, the better.

  • BSc (Hons), Biomedical Sciences, Manchester University
  • Has completed a course in MySQL on data analytics and business intelligence 
  • Joined the team in 2018
charlotte.james@growth-lending.com
+44 (0)7764 354676
https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlottejames97/
Tom Parke

Tom Parke

Funding manager

London

Tom loves keeping active, whether he’s surfing, cycling or playing hockey, and recently cycled 500 miles around the north coast of Scotland. To relax, he enjoys nothing more than a good film and working his way through a family bag of Minstrels.

  • LLB, Law, University of Nottingham
  • CIMA certified since June 2020
  • Joined the team in 2017
tom.parke@growth-lending.com
+44 (0)7734 390441
https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-parke-9a737094/
Johan

Johan van der Walt

Portfolio manager

Bristol

Johan’s perfect day (usually a Saturday) kicks off with a body-surf and a hike in the mountains in his native South Africa, and ends next to a camp fire with friends and family. Since becoming a father, he has seen an increase in the frequency of perfect days.

  • Chartered accountant – CA (SA), 2014
  • Previously worked for Deloitte, EY and Outsourced CFO
  • Joined the team in 2018
johan.vanderwalt@growth-lending.com
+44 (0)20 3746 5570
https://www.linkedin.com/in/johan-van-der-walt-ca-sa/
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