Charlie joined the Growth Team at FDC in 2022 to support the delivery of innovative funding solutions to SME businesses throughout the UK. He has over 15 years of experience in private equity investing in the SME landscape, first with LivingBridge and latterly with YFM Equity Partners, where he was a Partner and led several investments in entrepreneurial and fast growth businesses across a range of sectors including technology, consumer, and business services. He enjoys working with motivated founders and management teams to deliver successful investment outcomes, and passionately believes in the critical role that alternative finance can play in supporting the growth of small and medium-sized businesses, ultimately underpinning the wider economy.