Aldermore the specialist finance lender has recently appointed a new head of development finance and specialist finance.
Iain Bryon who has joined Aldermore from the highly respected Europe Arab Bank — part of the Arab Bank group, has over 35 years of experience in the commercial real estate sector.
In his new role, Iain will help strengthen Aldermore’s specialist real estate offering across sectors including hotels, healthcare and student accommodation.
“Having specialised in property finance for most of my career I am delighted to have joined Aldermore,” he commented.
“I’m looking forward to expanding the bank’s lending proposition in the development space and supporting businesses right across the UK.”
John Carter, commercial director for commercial real estate at Aldermore, added: “It’s great to have someone of Iain’s experience join our real estate team.
“Iain is well known in the industry for his expertise in emerging sectors and he will help further strengthen our offering to clients.
“I look forward to working with Iain in supporting our existing customers and growing our franchise.”
Matt Lenzie from Commercial Mortgages Broker said: “it’s great to see Ian’s appointment, we wish him all the best in his new role, undoubtedly there will be some challenges in the current environment, however, Aldermore have a great brand and reputation, and hopefully this appointment will help to continue to increase their market share in the specialist finance, development finance and short term property markets.”