Funding & Financing Diversification
About Oliver McEntyre
Oliver grew up on a family farm in Lancashire, after 3 years at Myerscough College he spent 10 years managing pig units throughout the north west, then spent 6 years as an independent Farm Business Advisor. In 2006 he joined Barclays as Senior Agricultural Manager for Cumbria and Scotland before being appointed National Agricultural Specialist in 2012. In his current role as Barclays’ National Agricultural Strategy Director, Oliver oversees Barclays’ agricultural strategy and positioning from an industry perspective.
Having a diversification idea is one step, but how to fund it can be one of the barriers to executing your business plan. Oliver will discuss what a bank will look for, the information required and some of the different methods of financing your farm diversification project