Meet The Management Team
Gary (Managing Director)
Gary has owned and run financial services businesses for over 15 years and has expert knowledge in all types of current niche property related finance including bridging, development, commercial, second charge secured loans and equity release mortgages (for the over 55’s). Gary is CeMap qualified which enables him to personally transact regulated finance especially standard residential mortgages. Gary is also CeRER qualified which allows the company to advise on equity release finance. Gary is totally focussed on customer service and often personally contacts clients to obtain views of how well their case was processed by UKPF.
Wendy has been in the financial services industry for 12 years and has a wealth of experience in the training and development of staff. Wendy oversees the compliance training and development of all the staff. The customers experience coupled with the right advice is centric to the training, Wendy provides.
Wendy is encouraged by the excellent 5-star trust pilot rating the team has achieved and is looking to build the business on this basis.
Jade (Executive PA/Office Manager)
Jade is responsible for the smooth running of UK Property Finance. She manages all the internal processes and human resources. She takes the lead in ensuring our company fully complies with our FCA regulations and manages our larger customer accounts and partner relations.
Luke (Sales Manager)
Luke joined the firm after working in a variety of other finance positions within a major high street bank and the Financial Services industries. He has a strong background in the finance market having worked in the Business to Business finance sector for numerous years. Working closely with potential customers to identify individual needs Luke has been with UK Property Finance for the past two years becoming an established part of the team.
Chris (Marketing Manager)
Chris has come from a career as a qualified estate agency. The ability to combine his love of marketing and retain the knowledge gained from property is his dream job. Chris has already taken UKPF to its first exhibition and has many more events booked throughout the year. How clients interact and the impression they receive from the company, is Chris’ focus.
Marney (Processing Manager)
Marney has worked in property related finance for several years and is responsible for the processing side of cases from application to completion. She handles a number of various customer, broker and lender queries. She has knowledge of many lenders criteria and processes and has specific experience in the mortgage industry and has also completed her CeMap qualification.
David (Internal Compliance Manager)
David has worked in financial services for 27 years. He joined the company in 2018 and is responsible for managing the clients’ applications through to completion following their initial applications and dealings with our in-house brokers. David’s background is in fund accounting, but he has also worked in private client investment management and investment trust administration.
Josh (CeMap – Sales Advisor)
Josh joined us following the completion of his property finance and investment degree. He has recently completed his CeMap qualification and has quickly took to the role of sales advisor. Josh’s role allows him to tend to a client’s needs from initial introduction through to application stage. He will deal with any questions and queries posed to him by clients and provide quick and efficient solutions.
Faye (Sales Advisor)
Faye is a sales advisor that has over 10 years of customer service experience. Faye will discuss the customers’ needs and send them a full quotation. Faye has a lot of experience in the running of UKPF as she also experienced the processing side, speaking with client, lenders and solicitors to obtain the client the best result in the quickest time, before making her move into the sales team to grow further in her career.
Shiwani (CeMap – Sales Advisor)
Shiwani is a Senior Advisor working through several leads from potential customers, mostly looking for short term property finance. Shiwani will discuss the customers’ needs and send them a full quote outlining the costs involved. Shiwani will obtain a Decision in Principle from the lender by liaising between both the client and the lender, in order to obtain the best arrangement possible. Shiwani has over 16 years of finance experience, also specialising in underwriting and lending operation.
Ewan (Sales Advisor)
Ewan is working towards his CEMAP qualification which will allow him to advise on mortgages independently. A recent student, he is a new member of the advisor team. He has experience working in various sectors including the property development industry and brings his knowledge to the firm.
Maria (CeMap – Sales Advisor)
Maria has many years In the financial services industry and is CeMap qualified as well as holding a Financial Planning diploma. Maria will discuss the customers’ needs and send them a full quote outlining the costs involved, then obtaining a Decision in Principle from the lender by liaising between both the client and the lender, in order to obtain the best arrangement.
Olivia (Customer Contact Executive)
Olivia is an apprentice learning all the different roles throughout the business as well as completing her business administration Level 3 qualification. Olivia visited different businesses before deciding her career path with UK Property Finance and adds to the excellent customer satisfaction, warmth and friendliness of the current workforce.
Taylor (Processing Executive)
Taylor is a young and ambitious member of the team. Having recently joined UKPF she is already well liked by her colleagues. Taylor is passionate about delivering excellent customer service and has over seen many cases already. Taylor likes being able to see her clients complete the finance on their project.
Hannah (Processing Executive)
Hannah is UK’s property finance client liaison manager and a processing executive. She enjoys the daily challenges of all office based tasks. Hannah’s excellent skills in project management and organisation come into play when she is processing our clients application, her attention to detail is second to none she is our go to person for all application queries, providing excellent customer service in a fast and timely manner.
Debra (Processing Executive)
Debra has recently joined UKPF after spending a couple of years in London working in an events team for a well known publishing company where she was lucky enough to run events in Vancouver, Geneva and New York. Debra comes from a varied background mainly focusing on customer services and overall customer experience.
Chloé (Financial Administrator)
Chloé is an attentive and driven member of the team, who comes from a financial background within a high street bank. She has spent the last 5 years in customer service and prides herself on being able to identify the customer’s needs before they’re even sure as to what they want.