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Jo Bennett-Coles - FGI

David Blair

Jo Bennett-Coles
Managing Director, FGI

Jo Bennett-Coles is the managing director of FGI and is engaged with marketing for FGI’s UK and greater European operations, generating deal flow, and sustaining relationships with clients and industry professionals. With over 20 years of experience in the commercial finance and asset-based lending industries, Jo also has over 27 years in management and entrepreneurship.  

 Qualifying as a UK lawyer in 1990, Jo was attracted to the world of commerce and spent 12 years in a mid-market logistics and manufacturing company, working her way from the shop floor to the boardroom. Jo credits this time with giving her enormous exposure to a dynamic business environment. Subsequently, Jo established a successful consultancy business before joining Atlantic Risk Management Services, providing risk management to asset-based lenders internationally, where she served as managing director.  Jo holds an LL.B. (Hons) from the University of Essex and is a member of several organizations, including the Ancient City of London Guild, The Worshipful Company of Loriners, and The Law Society. Born in Ramsgate, United Kingdom, Jo spent her early years in Kent, London, and Scotland and currently resides in Buckingham. 

31 October 2023

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