Snowball Alternative Finance is proud to have two outstanding individuals on its Advisory Board.

Each of our Advisory Board members bring a wealth of experience and expertise and will offer strategic guidance and business acumen to the Snowball Board, our clients and our funding partners. Their advice and involvement will be priceless.

Lord David Goddard

David Goddard

The Lord Goddard of Stockport

David Goddard, Baron Goddard of Stockport is a British Liberal Democrat politician. He was made a life peer, as Baron Goddard of Stockport, of Stockport in the County of Greater Manchester, on 15 September 2014. He was an elected member of Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council from 1990 until 2012, and was elected again in 2014 before standing down in 2018. He was leader of the council between 2007 and 2012. The Lord Goddard sits on a number of House of Lords committees and a member of the Snowball Advisory Board

Mike Blackburn

Mike Blackburn


Mike is an experienced chair and non executive director. Previously vice president of FTSE quoted technology business. He has extensive experience across a range of sectors with specific skills in Strategy, Business Development, Business Transformation, Customer experience, Innovation and Sales. He was awarded an OBE for services to the economy in the North West and is a member of the Snowball Advisory Board

Nigel Jackson

Nigel Jackson

Advisory Board Member

Nigel’s career spans three decades across Lloyds Bank, Aviva and latterly RBS Group, where he was Managing Director of the Private Banking businesses for both RBS and NatWest. A masters-level executive coach, Nigel has worked with countless individual business leaders and organisations, helping them navigate their leadership, talent development and organisational challenges.  He is a member of the Snowball Advisory Board.