LendInvest has made a number of field based and internal hires to its business development team.
Nigel Robbins has joined the team as a business development manager. He has 23 years’ experience in financial services, and will be responsible for sourcing deals across the South West of England.
He joins LendInvest from specialist mortgage lender Magellan, where he was a regional sales manager. Over the last 16 years, he has worked in a series of business development roles including regional sales manager for Precise, BDM for Kensington Mortgages and head of sales for Mortgages PLC.
LendInvest has also hired Abby Challen as a business development manager to cover Central and Greater London.
She joins the team from Enterprise Finance, where she worked as a senior BDM. She previously operated nationally as both a broker and packager.
Paige Archer, has been promoted internally to an office-based BDM, increasing the internal support available to brokers through the Sales Desk.
Robbins and Challen join LendInvest’s growing team of field-based BDMs.
Ian Boden, sales director at LendInvest, said: “After what has already been a busy year for the business, appetite for LendInvest’s loan products is only growing. Field-based BDMs are a huge support to our lean in-house sales desk.
“Their deep local networks ensure our technology driven processes and best practice customer service get right in front of borrowers and brokers throughout the country. We are delighted to announce these key hires who bring a broad range of experience to the team.”