Glenhawk has announced the appointment of Sophie Watson as portfolio manager.
She joins the specialist property lender’s 21-strong team from Octopus Property.
Watson (pictured) will be based in London and report directly to Nick Hilton, head of lending. She will be responsible for post completion administration as well as providing support and efficiency of process for all borrowers, from loan enquiry through to redemption.
Her previous roles include property servicing assistant at Octopus Property, redemptions officer at Amicus Finance Plc, and collections & litigations agent at The North View Group.
Guy Harrington, CEO of Glenhawk, said: “Sophie is talented and ambitious and will play a key role in helping us deliver on our customer-centric ethos and she joins at an exciting time, as we continue to explore new ways to expand our business offering and further elevate ourselves above the peer group.
“Following the launch of our free valuation offering initiative, the business continues to perform strongly. The signficant redemption figure demonstrates the growing maturity of the business whilst being testatment to the quality of both the loans the team is originating and the counterparties we are transacting with. At the same time, the amount of enquiries we are originating is growing month on month, highlighting the continued appeal of investing in UK real estate.”