Anglia Rural Consultants | David Hughes
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David Hughes

David Hughes Rural Business Solutions Limited






07505 742 730


David is a former Banker with 35 years’ experience in agricultural banking and finance.

He was the Regional Agricultural Manager at Clydesdale Bank Plc and the TSB Bank’s Regional Agricultural Manager for East Anglia and the South East.  At Clydesdale Bank he was responsible for attracting new agricultural businesses to the South and East of England and established a team in a new office in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.  He retired from Clydesdale around 5 years ago to establish his own business which raises finance for rural businesses.  He is regularly introduced by banks to their clients to help the financial structure of their business.

David helps rural businesses establish funding for various projects, whether working with client’s existing funders as appropriate or identifying alternatives sources of funding.

David also provides a unique training and mentoring service.

David can support clients through:

  • Identifying the best finance structure for their business
  • Introducing other professionals to clients to help them create budgets
  • Helping clients to demonstrate a robust case to the bank
  • Mentoring farm businesses