Job title: Head of Sales
Date joined: October 2016
Role: Gavin heads up the sales team, responsible for all regulated and buy to let mortgage activity within the business including brokering, compliance, training and recruitment. It is Gavin’s duty to ensure targets are met, so he is constantly looking for sales opportunities and works closely with marketing to ensure nothing is missed.
Gavin also manages his own client base. His transactions tend to be for home-buyers and home-movers, however he also has an extensive knowledge of the buy to let market, so also helps landlords on a daily basis.
Experience: An experienced mortgage adviser with over 12 years' experience in the financial services industry. As well as obtaining his CeMAP and Cert CII qualifications, Gavin also holds a diploma in Financial Services. Gavin has worked for some big names including HSBC, Lloyds TSB and NatWest. During his time within the financial services industry Gavin advised on mortgages, life cover, pensions and investments. Taking a break from the sector Gavin spent the last three years making a career out of one of his passions - rugby. He worked as a full-time rugby coach for England RFU, Harlequins RFU and Sussex University - where he still coaches in his spare time.
Likes: Rugby... obviously
Dislikes: Always being injured
Job title: Head of Sales
"Gavin and Kerry were very responsive and always willing to assist the process, even long after their part was done!" N.Manning. Somerset
Gavin and Kerry were very professional and gave me an outstanding service in obtaining the right mortgage for my property business. I will definitely recommend their services to anyone in need of a mortgage broker. EO, June 2018
From the first day that I contacted ‘Mortgages for business’ and spoke to Gavin, right through to the completion of the mortgage, the two of you have delivered outstanding client service.
You have been hugely proactive, supportive and helpful throughout. Always responding very quickly to emails and questions and really helped to get things sorted with the various lawyers by thinking outside the box and getting involved.
Thank you again for all of this - I look forward to the next refinancing working with you when we finish our current development (which should be autumn of this year!) – lets speak then!" A.M, Reading
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