Mint Bridging has created a new role of head of lending, promotion for head of underwriting, Richard Showman.
He joined Mint Bridging in September 2015 and had previously worked in a variety of senior financial services and property related roles in a career which dates back to 1990.
The role provides him with the opportunity to take a more strategic position in the business. This will include additional development work with Mint’s lawyers, valuers and quantity surveyors, as well as provision of additional support for funders.
He will continue to play a role in day to day decision-making for new lending opportunities, alongside being more involved in overseeing the management of the company’s loan book.
Andrew Lazare, Mint’s managing director, said: “Richard has been at the centre of our lending management for over 3 years and our recent success could not have occurred without his considerable commitment, care and expertise.
“I am delighted that we have been able to reward his hard work with this newly created position, and I am confident that he will be at the heart of the success of our business for many years to come.”
Showman added: “I am incredibly pleased to be able to step up into a new responsibility which has been tailor-made for me. This position gives me exposure to almost every part of the company, particularly delivering growth success in 2019 and the long term.”