CFPro appoints former PwC Director of Capital Markets as Business Development Director and eyes corporate expansion

1 March 2021: The board of CFPro is delighted to announce the appointment of Lucy Tarleton as Business Development Director.

Lucy joins CFPro from PwC LLP where she has been a Director in the specialist Capital Markets Group since 2015. Latterly she has led the IPO origination and business development of capital markets opportunities for PwC in the UK alongside being a mentor for PwC’s scale-up programme for B2B technology businesses.

Prior to her tenure at PwC, Lucy was Regional Director for UK Equity Primary Markets at London Stock Exchange from 2011 to 2014, promoting London’s capital markets credentials to a wide set of stakeholders including boards and senior management of potential issuers, corporate advisers, financial sponsors and investors. She also sat as the leader of the LSEG’s Regional Advisory Group in the Midlands, providing a forum for corporate and advisory clients to discuss market, product, and regulatory issues.

Lucy holds the full ICAEW ACA qualification and will be joining CFPro at an exciting time for the business.  Over the last 12 months, CFPro has continued to grow and attract high quality clients from existing PLC’s through to early-stage ambitious start-ups.

Barbara Spurrier, Founder and CEO of CFPro welcomed Lucy to the team by saying:

“Lucy is well known in capital markets circles nationwide, and she and I have done business for a number of years on several clients of PwC. What has always struck me about Lucy is her client focus and determination to see positive client outcomes and these are qualities very much at the core of the CFPro offering. She joins us with a remit to capitalise on the significant opportunities that are before us for a wide range of clients nationwide seeking support as they transition through business growth. We all very much look forward to welcoming her to the team.”

Speaking about the appointment, Lucy commented: “CFPro is a business that I have known and worked with for a long time; I was always impressed by the professionalism of the whole team in achieving outstanding results for clients with great expediency. The breadth and sheer talent of the team was what attracted me and I am delighted to be joining with a remit to grow the business whilst enhancing its core competencies of corporate growth, technical accounting and financial operations. CFPro is a business that has long been somewhat of an industry secret, it provides a vital service for those wishing to grow and I look forward to bringing this first-class team to even more businesses as I take up my position with the company.”

About CFPro

CFPro works with businesses to deliver tactical & strategic financial & accounting business support, helping businesses grow faster and further.

Bringing a mix of skills & experience which tailored to specific businesses; from scaleup companies to listed international groups, CFPro partners for growth. CFPro has access to an extensive and diverse collection of skillsets, expertise and business insight that is woven into a solution.

Every member of the team brings considerable experience resulting in depth and diversity of support, with cross-sector and functional expertise ranging from Oil & Gas, Financial, Cleantech, Technology and Media through to FMCG, Healthcare, Retail and more.


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