Sancus expands UK Team with two specialist hires


Emma Tempest and Saimir Kurti stood with Richard Whitehouse

Sancus, the specialist property lender has recently appointed two new business development managers, Emma Tempest and Saimir Kurti to their UK team to expand their bridging finance division.

Sancus specialises in property bridging and development financing from £100,000 to £10 million-plus throughout the UK, Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey, Gibraltar and the Isle of Man with a niche in client focussed lending and extensive experience in handling more complex lending proposals.

Emma, an accomplished financial business development manager has experience in commercial lending, developing and designing new products and generating business from both the broker market as well as her wide network of professionals. Having owned her own broker business, she has deep understanding of the needs and demands of brokers. Past roles include National Commercial Manager for Clever Lending and Business Development Manager for Hope Capital and Together Money.

Saimir has extensive experience and success in short term lending in both the regulated and unregulated space, managing nationwide accounts and working closely with mortgage advisers, brokers, surveyors and solicitors. Prior positions have included the role of personal banker at Santander and more recently, Business Development Manager for First 4 Bridging.

Richard Whitehouse, (Sales Director, UK), “We are delighted that Emma and Saimir have joined the Sancus Team, they bring knowledge, energy, dynamism and a network of established contacts to the business. I am really looking forward to working with them.”

Dan Walker, (Group Deputy CEO) added, “Sancus has seen significant growth in our property development finance portfolio over the last year and we felt this to be the right time to appoint experts to push forward our bridging proposition in the UK.”

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