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Glenhawk appoints new portfolio manager

Glenhawk has appointed Sophie Watson as its new portfolio manager.

Watson will be responsible for post completion administration, as well as assisting borrowers from loan enquiry through to redemption, according to the firm.

She joins from Octopus Property where she held the position of servicing administrator.

Prior to this she worked at Amicus Finance and Acenden Limited, as a redemptions administrator and a collections and litigation officer, respectively.

Glenhawk chief executive Guy Harrington comments: “Watson is talented and ambitious and will play a key role in helping us deliver on our customer-centric ethos.

“She joins at an exciting time, as we continue to explore new ways to expand our business offering and further elevate ourselves above the peer group.”


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