15 Jun 2017
8.00am - 10.00am
Event Hosted By
Bircham Dyson Bell invite you to join us for our Business Breakfast with Keith Morgan, CEO of the British Business Bank. In operation since November 2014, the British Business Bank (BBB) is a government-owned economic development bank. Its aim is to make finance markets for smaller businesses work more effectively, allowing those businesses to prosper, grow and build UK economic activity. To date BBB programmes, delivered through over 90 partners, are already either supporting or participating in around £8.5bn of finance to more than 54,000 smaller businesses.
CEO Keith Morgan has led the Bank from its initial planning in early 2013, bringing to this role a wealth of expertise in the financial sector and specialisation in the SME world. Previously as an Executive Director of UK Financial Investments (UKFI), he managed the UK Government’s shareholdings in Bradford & Bingley and Northern Rock and the return of Northern Rock to the private sector. As a Director with Santander in the USA he had focused on the bank’s retail and SME strategy. And before joining Abbey National as Director of Strategy and Planning in 2004 he had spent 17 years specialising in financial services at L.E.K. Consulting, where he was a Partner specialising in financial services. Keith holds an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from University College, Oxford and an MBA from Harvard Business School.