Aspen Bridging makes raft of appointments and promotions

Aspen Bridging has promoted two and appointed two members of staff.


Harry Baker, who joined in October 2017, has been promoted to credit manager from senior underwriter.

Baker be responsible for organising and overseeing the day-to-day work of the underwriting team as well as handling key larger cases.

In 2019, Baker completed numerous deals including a £2.7m development exit loan in Warwickshire and £3.4m new build purchase of flats in Battersea.

Prabhat Talwar, who joined the company in September 2018, has been promoted to senior underwriter.

Jamaal Mckoy has joined as underwriter, having previously held underwriting positions at both Legal & General and Paragon Banking Group.

Saif Khalique has also joined as an underwriter, having previously undertaken refurbishment projects and recently attained BSC (Hons) Business and Management at Aston Business School.

Jack Coombs, director at Aspen Bridging, said: “Throughout the crisis we continued take a proactive approach to lending, being one of the first to introduce desktop valuations and more recently to raise our [loan-to-values (LTVs)] and maximum loan amount.

“This placed us in a strong position both during lockdown and since the restrictions have been eased, our pipeline has seen a record number of substantiated enquiries.

“Harry and Prabhat’s knowledge and commitment are second-to-none, and Jamaal and Saif have already shown to be up for the challenge.

“With the new team we will continue to innovate and deliver excellent service for brokers and their customers.”


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