Hampshire Trust Bank appoints development finance senior portfolio manager
Hampshire Trust Bank (HTB) has announced the appointment of Gavin Davies as senior portfolio manager within its development finance division.
Gavin brings over 12 years’ experience in the property finance sector to the role and joins HTB from Aldermore Bank, where he worked for over eight years. He held the position of senior client relationship manager in the property development team.
Prior to this role, he was a business manager for Barclays Business.
In his new role, Gavin will support John Archbold, HTB’s head of portfolio management, in the formation of the bank’s dedicated portfolio management team, which will be responsible for actively managing the live property development loan book. He will work with internal and external partners to ensure the book performs while maintaining an excellent customer journey and he will be dealing directly with the bank’s development clients during the construction and exit phase of their projects.
Gavin Davies, senior portfolio manager, Development Finance, Hampshire Trust Bank, commented: “I am extremely excited and proud to be joining HTB at this time. The business is dynamic, forward thinking and ambitious. I’m looking forward to helping them achieving success in the future.”
Alex Upton, managing director, Development Finance, Hampshire Trust Bank, added: “I’m very pleased to welcome Gavin to the development finance team. His experience will prove invaluable when dealing with development clients and managing the loan book.
Gavin’s appointment further bolsters our already strong development finance team which is providing great products and service to the developer community across the country.”