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Mint Bridging appoints first head of lending

Mint Bridging have created the new position of head of lending for Richard Showman, who was previously head of underwriting.

Showman previously worked in a variety of senior financial services and property related roles in a career which dates back to 1990, as well as being a chartered surveyor.

The responsibilities of the new role include additional development work with Mint’s lawyers, valuers and quantity surveyors.

As well as provision of additional support for funders, contributing significantly to the day-to-day decision-making for new lending opportunities, and overseeing the management of the company’s loan book.

Mint Bridging managing director Andrew Lazare says: “Richard has been at the centre of our lending management for over 3 years. I am delighted that we have been able to reward his hard work with this newly created position.”

Showman says: “I am incredibly pleased to be able to step up into a new responsibility which has been tailor-made for me. This position gives me exposure to almost every part of the company, particularly delivering growth success in 2019 and the long term.”

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