Job appointment

Nick Jones joins West One

West One has appointed Nick Jones as sales director to support the business’s objective to lead the non-bank lending sector.

Nick, who has has over 21 years of experience in the industry — including 14 years at Together and most recently as commercial director at Roma Finance — will be responsible for developing and driving the implementation of the sales and distribution strategy for West One’s bridging and development proposition and will lead and grow the existing sales team.

“I’m thrilled and honoured to join the senior team at West One; a business which I’ve watched for many years grow into one of the leading non-bank lenders in the ever-growing industry.

“Its diverse and competitive product range, coupled with its passion for providing excellent service to intermediaries, makes it a perfect fit for my next role.

“I look forward to shaping and developing its already excellent reputation, product set and reach within the intermediary marketplace.”

The announcement follows a “phenomenal” Q1 of lending for the specialist lender, where completions levels rose to £309m, up 37% on Q1 2020, and its bridging loan book reached £500m.

Danny Waters, CEO at Enra Specialist Finance, commented: “I have known Nick for a very long time; he has an amazing track record within our industry, and I am delighted to welcome him to our team.

“Our business has seen very impressive results already this year and we have exciting plans ahead; I am confident Nick is the right person to power the next phase of our growth.”


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