Founder & CEODavid Beard is a serial entrepreneur and founder, and CEO of Lending Expert. At the age of 16, he joined AstraZeneca as an apprentice, leaving after a decade of working as an engineer to pursue his dream of building his own business. He created the comparison site, Lending Expert, in 2013, helping thousands of people every year to find the right financial products and the business was a recent finalist in the Techround 100 awards 2021. In the early days, David used credit cards and loans himself to grow his businesses and is passionate about championing responsible borrowing for creating start-ups. His expertise in loans, credit cards and mortgages make him an expert lending commentator.