The Team

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The Team

Director

Paul Heaven has more than 30 years general management experience and is by profession a qualified chartered accountant. Having served his articles at Clement Keys & Co and his corporate finance apprenticeship at Ernst & Young; Paul formed Blue Sky Corporate Finance to serve the needs of the small to medium sized enterprise sector. Over the years Paul has become an expert in corporate finance, venture capital, private equity and asset lending and has extensive experience of acquisitions, disposals, floatation and fund raising. Paul is also a regular speaker at Corporate Finance events, a member of the West Midlands Regional Finance Forum and an expert on the funding sources available from equity, debt, grants and trade/asset finance.  Paul is Chairman of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) Access to Finance sub-group; Chair of the GBSLEP Growing Places Fund and a board member of both the cross-LEP and national AMSCI Funds.  A weekend Harley Davidson rider and whose bike was once featured as a ‘Readers Ride’ in the Easyrider magazine.

To contact Paul, please call: 07799 416 146 or email: paul@blueskycf.com


Associate Directors

 

Jonathan Dixon joined Blue Sky Corporate Finance from the British Business Bank where he worked with Local Enterprise Partnerships on the development of new initiatives to support access to finance for growth businesses. He has been active in economic regeneration and business development for well over 15 years.  As interim Chief Executive of a £90m fund – Finance Yorkshire, Jonathan led a team that secured investment capital from European Investment Bank, ERDF and UK Government and oversaw its launch in 2010, to offer business loans, seedcorn and equity funding to SMEs with deals ranging from £15k to £2m.  For 7 years prior to that, Jonathan was Deputy Chief Executive at the £63m South Yorkshire Investment Fund.

To contact Jonathan, please call: 07900 900 490 or email: jonathan@blueskycf.com 

 


Tony Seaton
joined the Blue Sky team from BDO in 2009.  With more than 30 years experience Tony provides financial and accountancy advice to his clients.  He works with the local universities and many growing businesses, where he advises them on their growth strategy. Tony is a chartered accountant living in the Black Country and enjoys walking, followed by a pint of Batham’s bitter.  He is well known throughout the finance community in the West Midlands.  Tony has successfully worked with many of the regions banks, venture capitalists, lawyers and other financial institutions in raising finance, acquisitions and disposals within the SME market. Tony is a member of the Access to Finance sub-group of the Black Country LEP.

To contact Tony, please call: 07711 622 199 or email: tony@blueskycf.com


Associate Trainee

Ross DavisRoss Davis joins Blue Sky from ISO Quality Services where he worked as part of the finance team.

As Corporate Finance Trainee Ross is involved in all aspects of Corporate Finance and Accountancy services.

To contact Ross, please call 01527 906223 or email ross@blueskycf.com


The Accountancy Services Team

Our experienced, fully trained team of accountants are always up-to-date on the latest legislation and procedures. The Accountancy Services team are available to assist all types of businesses, whether you are a sole trader, partnership or limited company, and are happy to provide an individually tailored service to meet your specific requirements and remove any financial administration worries. Please contact our friendly team to discuss your Accountancy needs in more detail.

To contact the Accountancy team, please call: 0345 2583 759 or email: info@blueskyas.com


The Admin Team

No company can perform to its maximum without a quality administration team who work tirelessly in the background.  Blue Sky is fortunate to have a dedicated and experienced Admin Team who are there to help and offer support.  You may not see them very often but they are all committed to assisting you with your enquiries.

 


Marketing Communications

The Marketing Communications department is responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive communications programme that integrates social media, events, PR, advertising, web content, promotional items and direct mail. Any marketing related enquiries should be directed to Sharon Adey who will be happy to discuss your marketing interest in more detail.

To contact Sharon, please call: 0345 2583 759 or email: sharon@blueskycf.com