Oblix Capital hires independent adviser to the board

Specialist bridging and development lender Oblix Capital has appointed Mark Sismey-Durrant onto its senior leadership team as an independent adviser to the board.

Sismey-Durrant (pictured) has worked in the industry for over 40 years, with previous roles at Hampshire Trust Bank, Sun Bank and Sun Life Financial of Canada (UK).

Rishi Passi, chief executive at Oblix Capital, said: “I am delighted to welcome Mark to the senior team here at Oblix.

“His extensive knowledge, understanding and experience within the industry will be invaluable to the board, at a time where Oblix continues to go from strength to strength.

“I have no doubt that Mark will play an important part in helping us achieve our ambitions.”

Sismey-Durrant added: “I am delighted to be able to help Oblix Capital at this exciting stage of their development.

“With their unique depth of in-house expertise and experience, and their entrepreneurial approach, the business continues to grow rapidly and I look forward to working closely with the board to ensure that continues.”

Mark’s current roles include being a board member of UK Finance and chair of its audit and oversight committee, and master of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.

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