Supply chain finance provider Sancus Finance has recruited Dan Walker to succeed current MD Caroline Langron on her retirement in January 2018. Previously with Linklaters, Lloyds Banking Group and Varengold Bank, Walker is said to bring significant experience of secured financial solutions for small businesses, particularly in equity and corporate finance advisory services.

Over the past four years, parent company Sancus BMS Group has lent over £700m of funding to businesses. GLI Finance, which acquired peer-to-peer lending platform FundingKnight in 2016.

Langron intends to remain a non-executive consultant for a number of Sancus projects.