Assetz Capital adds to growing origination team
Specialist marketplace lender Assetz Capital have added experienced finance professional Chris Causton to further strengthen their presence in the Southeast.
Chris, based in South London, joins from Handelsbanken where he has spent the past 5 years as corporate banking manager. This follows various roles at NatWest Royal Bank of Scotland dating back to 2008 and a personal banking role at Barclays.
Chris’ new role at Assetz will utilise his vast property lending experience and relationship management to find the best finance solution for brokers and borrowers in the Southeast and Greater London areas.
Chris said: “I am delighted to be joining Assetz at a key time, their growth ambition has really impressed me, and given that they are on the way to lending £2bn I’m really looking forward to contributing towards that. I can’t wait to see how I can help my broker relationships grow their business with the broad palette of funding solutions I now have to work with.”
Andrew Charnley, managing director at Assetz Capital said: “Chris’s experience in property and commercial banking makes him an ideal fit for the role. Chris is very well equipped to deliver optimum solutions for property development and investment. Utilizing his broad corporate experience, he will provide just the right support on owner occupied commercial property. We have ambitious growth plans for the next few years, and Chris makes a welcome and timely addition to an incredibly professional and experienced team of relationship directors located right across the UK.”