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MEM awards announcing the judges, Dave Atkinson.


Dave has 28 years’ experience in the banking industry, having joined Lloyds Bank in 1988, and has since held various client relationship management and senior leadership roles within the organisation.

MEM Awards : Before being appointed to lead the SME Manufacturing sector across the UK supporting around 10,000 clients in the sector he was an Area Director for the Commercial Banking division where he led a team of 60 managers supporting commercial clients across a wide variety of business sectors.

He was also previously Chairman of the Banking & Finance Committee for the Gloucestershire LEP during his time working in the South West Region.

In his role as UK head of Manufacturing he has 13 dedicated teams with over 100 managers across the country that have been trained through a University of Warwick accredited programme in conjunction the Warwick Manufacturing Group to support and help businesses in the Manufacturing and Engineering sectors.

Dave is married with 2 children and spends his time ‘relaxing’ by running, cycling & mountaineering.

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