Roma Finance hires ex Pepper MD as board adviser

Bridging and development finance lender Roma Finance has appointed Colin Snowdon, previously managing director at Pepper Money, as board adviser.

Snowdon (pictured) has extensive experience in financial services and specialist lending, having held a number of senior and board roles at new start-ups and established lenders.

Scott Marshall, managing director at Roma Finance, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Colin to the Roma team. His lifetime of experience in the lending industry will help us formulate strategies for continuing success in the bridging sector.

“We have ambitious targets for growth and to further innovate using technology and service processes to take the business forward, and Colin will be instrumental in making these plans happen.”

At Roma Finance, Snowdon will be helping to steer company strategy in the bridging market and work with the Board on product innovation, technical advancement and service delivery.

Roma Finance has reported the launch of a bridge to term mortgage and were the first bridging lender to use Open Banking.

Snowdon added: “Roma’s solid financial base and the breadth of funding lines stand out for me in a crowded market. Scott and the team have built a great business with significant growth prospects and I’m really looking forward to helping them unlock this potential.

“I’m also impressed by the number of product and technology innovations they’ve brought to market and am delighted to be able to contribute to their future plans.”


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