The appointment follows Rowbotham’s move from Metro Bank.
7th November, 2019: Sancus BMS Group, the niche asset backed, alternative lender, has announced that Bob Rowbotham has joined their team in London as Director of Business Development.
Bob will be responsible for developing relationships and generating business from brokers and borrowers throughout the UK.
Bob’s most recent position, as Commercial Banking Director of Real Estate Finance at Metro Bank involved providing funding packages across Commercial and Residential Property Developments and Real Estate Commercial Investment portfolios. His experience covers banking, credit risk and risk management with extensive knowledge of the London and South East property market.
Prior to this, Bob was Director of Real Estate Finance at NatWest Bank, where he worked for over 30 years.
Bob explains, “I’m delighted to join such a dynamic business. In today’s challenging market, borrowers are crying out for lenders who are both flexible and able to act at speed in the way that Sancus can. The service offered by Sancus addresses the very real needs of businesses, developers and entrepreneurs, enabling them to focus their energies on successfully delivering the next project.”
The Sancus BMS Group has provided in excess of £1 billion of funding to SMEs and entrepreneurs over the last four years. The business offers asset backed lending solutions with particular expertise in bridging and development finance.
Andrew Whelan, CEO of The Sancus Group said, “We are delighted that Bob has agreed to join Sancus. As we build out the team in the UK, our strategy has always been to bring on board those with a deep understanding of the industry. The tremendous experience that Bob brings fits that profile perfectly, putting us in a position to respond very rapidly to borrowers and introducers while also giving funders confidence in our underwriting capabilities.”