Aaron joined NVM in 2017, following nine years in Corporate Banking with Barclays and NatWest. Much of his time was spent supporting the needs of Corporate Banking customers across the North of England where he built a specialty Technology, Media & Telecoms portfolio.  Following this, Aaron was the lead for Barclays Venture Debt proposition in the North East, working with a series of fast-growth and private equity backed businesses. During his time in banking, Aaron won the award for Corporate Banker of the Year three times. Prior to banking, Aaron had a successful career with HM Foreign Office and HM Revenue & Customs. Aaron joined Mercia in December 2019 when NVM’s VCTs contracts were acquired by Mercia.