About Us

Over 44 years of experience in assisting business to find solutions to their funding requirements

Metis Funding Solutions has been a finance broker since 2016.  The company has 44 years of experience in assisting business to find solutions to their funding requirements.  The aim of the business is to assist Directors / Business Owners through the vast array of funding opportunities open to them and to help them to identify the best option for their business.  The traditional days of just going to your Bank Manager for an overdraft are long past and it can sometimes be a minefield for business owners to know how and where to start looking for finance.


Meet the team

Paula McDermott – Director

Paula has experience of working in both the banking sector and the independent market working for Alex Lawrie Factors Ltd, Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance, RBS Invoice Finance, Bibby Financial Services and Ultimate Finance.  Her experience spans 19 years and involves funding, invoice finance including factoring, invoice discounting, construction finance, asset finance trade finance, loans and bridging finance. Paula also has experience of structured deals involving asset finance, loans as well as trade and stock funding.

Paula’s experience of working within different sectors over a number of years means she has a wide network of contacts who provide funding – meaning she can find the right deal for you.  Paula develops good relationships with her clients and is excellent at guiding people through what can seem a daunting process.

Outside of work Paula likes walking her dogs, going to the gym and spending time with her family.

David Walker – Sales Director

Over the last 25 years, David has established himself as one of the leading finance brokers in the North of England.

In the early days, David primarily assisted individuals within the agricultural sector and has always been involved in the funding for asset finance.  His work originally started within the business turnaround sector working for insolvency companies. However, as the invoice finance market grew, David found himself more involved in this line of work as well as assisting businesses with commercial mortgages.

David builds good long-lasting business relationships meaning clients often return to him for advice and support.

David likes to visit Scotland and enjoys time with his children and grandchildren.

Charlotte Shrimpton

Charlotte started her career working for NatWest Bank and has been working in the commercial finance industry for 20 years.  Charlotte assists companies to prepare financial documents and cash flows as well as assisting companies implement their internal bookkeeping and payroll procedures, ensuring lasting relationships with clients.

Charlotte also looks after the day to day administration within the business, and will often be the first contact for new clients.

Charlotte likes running, pilates, hiking and going for walks with her four children.

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