Lisa Jacobs
Chief Strategy OfficerFunding Circle
As part of the executive team at Funding Circle, Lisa Jacobs is responsible for strategy, business operations and corporate development. This includes international expansion, M&A, developing and launching new product propositions on both the borrower and investor side of the platform, incubating new business areas and supporting the business to scale effectively. Funding Circle is the leading small business loans platform in the UK, US, Germany and the Netherlands. Set up in 2010, investors have lent £5 billion to 51,000 businesses across the world. Funding Circle loans are funded by a diverse array of investors including 81,000 individuals, institutional investors, local councils, and government organisations including the British Business Bank and the European Investment Bank. Prior to Funding Circle, Lisa worked as a business change consultant in the insurance industry and as a strategy consultant for the Boston Consulting Group.