The team

The North East Finance team comprises highly experienced people who have been involved in building, investing in and developing successful innovative businesses.

Our people have expertise in regulatory, legal and tax issues that help to shape the investment industry, as well as a deep understanding of the various European and UK government rules and regulations. The team has a wide range of contacts with venture capital firms and investors across the UK and internationally.

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Andrew Mitchell - Chief Executive

Andrew was educated at Oxford and INSEAD. Following an early career in the oil industry, investment banking and management consultancy, he founded and ran his own business for almost 10 years. More recently, he was an executive director and shareholder in one of the UK's most successful university spin-out companies, which was sold in 1997 to a large US corporation.

He also established a £25m venture capital fund - targeted at early stage technology businesses - and has served as a non-executive director for a number of high growth companies. For five years, until 2008 he was chief executive of VC business development company NStar.

Latest News

Procurement for Investment Advisory Service: OJEU Notice reference 19-481745-001 - NOW CLOSED

North East Finance is the holding fund manager for the Finance for Business North East Fund and is seeking an FCA-regulated firm or individual with corporate finance/ portfolio management expertise to provide an independent investment and corporate finance advisory service to a portfolio of assets from within the FBNE portfolio. The appointment will be for 2 to 3 years.

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Tender for Legal Services - NOW CLOSED

North East Finance invites law firms to tender for the provision of legal services.

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Events

Prepare & Pitch Event: Is your business investor ready?

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Pitch Perfect

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The Funds

Find out more about our seven funds to help business

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Focus on Teesside

Find out how North East Finance is helping fund growth in Teesside

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North East Finance
3rd Floor, Baltimore House
Abbots Hill
Gateshead
NE8 3DF

Telephone 0191 250 5919

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North East Finance (Holdco) Ltd. Registered office, North East Finance (Holdco) Ltd, 3rd Floor, Baltimore House, Abbots Hill, Gateshead, NE8 3DF. Company Registration No. 07000577
“North East Finance” and “Finance for Business North East Microloan Fund” are trading names of North East Finance (Subco) Limited (Registered Number 07039229), which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority with reference number 718870