Lisa Jacobs

Funding Circle

UK Managing Director, CEO Designate

Lisa is responsible for the UK business at Funding Circle - overseeing the strategic direction and executing against the commercial and operational goals. From January 1st 2022, she will lead the business as Chief Executive Officer. Previously, Lisa was Chief Strategy Officer, leading on strategy and corporate development. In this role she led international expansion, including two acquisitions; launched new products and incubated new business areas. She also led on Funding Circle's private capital raises from Series C and was a core part of the IPO team. Prior to Funding Circle, she was a financial services consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. Lisa holds a first-class degree in PPE from Oxford and was named in the UK Inspiring Fifty and the Women in Fintech Powerlist 2017-2021. 

Come and see Lisa Jacobs speak at the AltFi Lending Forum 2021 on 4th November 2021

Event Sessions Featuring Lisa Jacobs


Leadership Lessons From The Pandemic

AltFi Leadership Forum 2021 - Wednesday 12 May 2021


Europe's Alternative Lending Opportunity In 2021

AltFi Australasia Summit 2021 - Wednesday 28 April 2021


SME Lending: The Latest Innovations

AltFi Festival of Finance 2020 - Tuesday 10 November 2020


Articles Featuring Lisa Jacobs