Boost Capital has appointed Tom Fox as business development manager (BDM).
He will be responsible for building awareness and strengthening Boost Capital’s relationships with the broker and intermediary community.
Fox (pictured) has a background in alternative finance involving peer-to-peer funding, invoice finance and business finance at challenger banks. He joins Boost Capital from MarketInvoice, where he was partnerships manager. Prior to this he worked in business development at Aldermore Bank, ABN AMRO Commercial Finance and Bibby Financial Services.
Boost Capital intends to boost new relationships with the broker community, as well as continuing to support the existing broker partnerships, as it see the channel as vital to its growth.
Alex Littner, managing director of Boost Capital, said: “Recruiting experts in the alternative finance field is an important part of our growth strategy at Boost Capital. For this reason, we are delighted to welcome Tom, who comes to us with an impressive range of experience working across the alternative finance sector. I am confident that our efforts to strengthen our team will allow us to maximise our existing links to brokers, generate greater awareness and build new relationships.
“This appointment reflects the relevance of this community to our operation, and the importance of brokers to Boost Capital’s continued expansion.”
Fox added: “I am excited to be joining an ambitious and growing company that is committed to raising awareness of alternative forms of finance in the UK for small companies. I am eager to galvanise my existing relationships with the broker community and help Boost Capital to connect with ambitious and growing small companies. Together, we can help the SME community thrive.”12