Graeme qualified as a CA in 1989 with KPMG in Edinburgh, where he spent six years, including some time within the corporate finance function. From there he joined the Scottish Government, where he headed a team appraising Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) grant applications. Following 15 years with the Scottish Government, Graeme joined French Duncan Corporate Advisory (FDCA) in 2007.
Since joining FDCA, Graeme has been involved in a wide range of corporate finance assignments, including due diligence, share valuations, strategic planning and funding. He has a particular focus on sourcing public sector funding for clients and is a key member of the team responsible for raising over £75m of RSA in the last eight years. He is also actively involved in raising funds via such bodies as SMART:Scotland, UK Steel Enterprise and West of Scotland Loan Fund.
With the current difficulties that businesses face in securing private sector finance, Graeme’s skills in raising public sector funding and guiding companies through the fundraising minefield are proving invaluable to clients seeking finance for growth.
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