Clive Downward

Investment Director

Clive is a director of the Loans division and manages the Business Loans team in Yorkshire and also oversees Risk Management for the new Enterprise Ventures SME Loan Fund.

He was previously a Director of Finance South Yorkshire, which managed a number of funds in Yorkshire and was acquired by Enterprise Ventures in 2011.

Clive spent 30 years with Barclays, during which time he held senior positions as a Credit Director and Area Manager in the UK and USA. After leaving Barclays in 2002, he joined YFM, initially as Investment Manager working on the South Yorkshire Investment Fund’s mezzanine fund. He became Investment Director for the South Yorkshire Investment Fund Small Business Fund in 2006