David Atkinson, head of UK Manufacturing - SME, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

David Atkinson

UK Head of Manufacturing, Lloyds Bank

Dave has 27 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.

Before being appointed to lead the SME Manufacturing sector across the UK was an Area Director for the Commercial Banking division where he led a team of 60 managers supporting around 13000 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 new role as UK head of Manufacturing he has 13 dedicated teams of across the country who have been trained through a University of Warwick accredited programme at 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.