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Food, farming and trade

Meet our team of relationship managers who specialise in arranging finance for organic and sustainable businesses, including farms, sustainable businesses and community assets.

Simon Crichton - Team Leader

Simon Chrichton - Business Banking Relationship Manager - Triodos Bank

Simon leads Triodos Bank’s specialist organic food, farming and trade team.  He joined Triodos Bank in 2009 having completed a Degree in Agriculture at Harper Adams and worked as a farm consultant. He has nearly 20 years’ experience in agricultural banking and still learning.

Triodos actively supports the organic market by lending to some of the UK's leading organic businesses - from farmers, producers and processors to retailers and restaurants.

Simon is on the Organic Trade Board and involved with number of other organisations supporting a sustainable approach to business.

simon.crichton@triodos.co.uk  | @simon_crichton

Mark Ogden - Relationship Manager

Mark Ogden - Relationship Manager, Business Banking

Mark has almost 40 years banking experience in a wide range of roles including trading businesses and real estate.

He manages a diverse portfolio of existing clients across England and Wales and introduces new projects to the Bank, particularly in the areas of community ownership and sustainable property.


Sue Walker - Relationship Manager

Sue joined Triodos Bank in 2014 to work with organic farmers. She has over 19 years of banking experience, and has spent the last 7 years specialising in agriculture.

She now manages portfolio of customers across the South West of England and Wales, varying from organic dairy farmers to horticulturalists, alongside mixed farming enterprises with a focus on green tourism and the environment.

From a dairy farming background, Sue is passionate about sustainable farming practices, biodiversity and organic food production.


Michelle Wilson - Relationship Manager (Scotland)

Michelle has over 15 year's experience working in the banking industry and joined Triodos Bank in 2015.

Based in Edinburgh, Michelle is our local expert on sustainable tourism and organic farming for our Scottish customers.

At home, Michelle enjoys music and football with her husband and young son.


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