CoreLogic Solutions brings in fraud expert

CoreLogic Solutions has appointed Beverley Houlbrook as its expert fraud consultant.

Houlbrook has previously held senior positions with both HSBC and CallCredit, specialising in the detection and prevention of financial crime.

Formerly UK Valuation the firm changed its name to align with the international CoreLogic organisation.

James Neave, managing director at CoreLogic Solutions, says these are exciting times for the firm.

He adds: “We were the pioneers in building the UK’s first automated valuation model for residential properties back in 2002, and last year launched what we believe is the most sophisticated fraud detection software available to lenders, FraudMark.

“Beverley has over two decades of experience in lending and fraud prevention, and her insight and practical experience will prove to be a fantastic asset to our organisation.”

Houlbrok has led a number of mortgage fraud workshops on behalf of the Council of Mortgage Lenders and believes she can help save lenders millions.

She says: “The company already has fantastic, market leading products to offer lenders and we will continue to work in partnership with the industry in order to offer solutions that fully meet their requirements.

“With my background I know how existing banking systems and lending strategies work and where operational efficiencies can be made. We believe we can help lenders save millions of pounds by reducing the number of fraudulent applications that slip through the net.”