Job title: Chief Finance Officer
Date joined: April 2003
Role: Simon is CFO of the Property Business Group Ltd which owns both Mortgages for Business and the buy to let let lending brand Keystone Property Finance, where he is responsible for corporate finance and strategic opportunities. He also takes the time to assist our advisers and brokers to research, interpret and present financial information on more complex mortgage transactions.
Simon frequently writes blogs to keep staff and investors up to date on trends in financial markets.
Experience: After successfully completing a master’s degree in mathematics at the University of Cambridge, Simon qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse. He then made the move to BDO Stoy Hayward where he became a partner in the corporate finance department.
Prior to joining Mortgages for Business as Finance Director in 2003, Simon held the same position at a numerous companies including a printing business, a television production company and a medical equipment supply company. Simon has also undertaken various consultancy projects advising overseas state broadcasting companies on financial systems and reporting.
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