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Nicky Atkinson

Deputy Fund Manager

Nicky is Deputy Fund Manager for the NPIF Tees Valley and Cumbria Debt Fund; based in our Billingham office, she works mainly with North East businesses, but is able to assist companies across the whole Northern Powerhouse area.

Nicky joined FW Capital in 2013, where prior to the launch of the NPIF, she supported North East businesses looking to finance contracts through the £10m Tees Valley Catalyst Fund.

Before joining FW Capital, Nicky worked for HSBC  for over 30 years in a variety of roles and is an  experienced commercial banker, with over 20 years working on  deal appraisals, which included working for the Bank’s Credit and Risk department and as a Commercial Manager across the North East and Yorkshire.

Nicky is ACIB qualified and has a strong background in engaging with SME’s, intermediaries and local business networks.