Dave Fishwick

'Bank of Dave'

Dave Fishwick is a British businessman, entrepreneur and banker who is available for speaking events with Champions.

A Burnley businessman who set out to prove that banking can be easy, straightforward and honest, Dave made the government and industry giants sit up and take notice of his venture ‘The Bank of Dave’. Going against convention, he generated a global interest in his mission to go back to banking basics.

Dave started his business empire from modest beginnings working on a building site. With a passion for cars, he convinced a dealer to let him sell on an ‘old banger’ and he made his first ever profit of £27.

Dave then spotted a gap in the market for fitted vans and buses, making them as desirable as cars sitting in a showroom, and duly created a mononymous firm to cater for this. Ever since then, the company has become UK’s largest supplier and fitter of all things minibus.

When the banking crisis hit in the late 2000s, Dave set out to help out local businesses by creating a bank lending at a decent interest rate. Despite industry experts telling him that what he was doing was impossible, Dave’s determination and spirit made the bank a success, with Burnley Savings and Loans exceeding all expectations.

As a business speaker, Dave discusses the need for management and leadership to make any task a success. A hugely experienced business, Dave is a self-made man whose honest views will be a guaranteed success.

The mixture of Dave’s humour and knowledge goes down well with almost any audience. With credentials to back up his claims, Dave’s motivational and inspirational story makes him a highly sought-after business speaker.

To book businessman, entrepreneur and banker Dave Fishwick as a speaker for your event with the Champions Motivational Speakers agency, simply fill in our online form or call us on +44 1509 85 29 27 today.

  • Business Speaker
  • Finance Speaker
  • Fair Trading
  • Bank of Dave
  • Business Management


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