Meet The Bloggers

Skipton Business Finance has a team of five bloggers who write and produce all content for the Industry News & Business Brain sections. Our bloggers also produce the website's entire copy, including our Invoice factoring and Invoice Discounting pages.

Click on the links below to read more about each blogger:

Greg Bell - Managing Director
Andy Grantham - Sales & Marketing Director
Ed Carney - Head of Marketing
Chloe Young - Marketing Assistant


Greg Bell is a factoring and invoice discounting expert!Greg Bell

Greg Bell is a founding executive of Skipton Business Finance and has extensive experience within the receivables finance sector.

With a prolific background in deal-structuring and risk, Greg has established himself as a successful and well-respected figure in the industry.

As Managing Director, Greg’s vision has inspired an era that has ensured year-on-year growth for the company and enhanced its already strong brand within the marketplace.

Greg is an avid Leeds United supporter and backs the club to reach the Premier League once again in the next couple of years.


Andy Grantham has vast experience across the Invoice Finance industryAndy Grantham

Andy is the Sales & Marketing Director at Skipton Business Finance.

With more than 20 years experience under his belt working in the financial services industry, Andy joined Skipton Business Finance in late 2009, having worked in senior director roles for both Barclays and Euro Sales Finance.

Andy has built up a vast knowledge of business funding solutions throughout his time in the financial services industry, which, coupled with his warm, friendly persona, has lead to his regular business blogs becoming widely acclaimed and acknowledged by the online community.

Andy enjoys spending his spare time in the company of his dogs and his wife in the beautiful South Yorkshire countryside.


Ed Carney is Skipton Business Finance's Marketing ExpertEd Carney

Ed Carney is our Head of Marketing at Skipton Business Finance. He is a seasoned marketeer with over 15 years of varied experience in non-FMCG marketing most recently with insurance giants AXA, to help oversee the development of a new financial advisory brand called Bluefin.

Ed has a track record in implementing new marketing and communications strategies, defining corporate brand platforms and taking brand into new markets for large enterprises. He is also proficient in delivering online strategies.

Having worked in the construction and IT sectors, Ed now finds himself part of a fledgling lender in financial services industry where he is keen to remain.

Ed is an avid sports fan and follows Sunderland AFC however his biggest passion is his son Thomas.


Chloe YoungChloe Young

Chloe is a Marketing Assistant at Skipton Business Finance.

She graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University in 2012 having studied Marketing Communications and was quickly snapped up by Skipton Business Finance to assist with the company's PR and communications strategy.

Chloe says she loves her food and is passionate about cooking foreign cuisine. Her favourite dish is a Burmese Chicken & Coconut curry. Away from cooking, Chloe is an active hockey player and has even represented Leeds Met University.