Derek brings over 35 years of experience in banking and finance to Zorin after holding key positions at RBS, Secure Trust Bank and most recently Wellesley Finance, where he was head of property finance.
The development finance provider hopes Derek’s arrival will add depth to its origination team and help to support regional SME housebuilders.
“I am thrilled to have Derek join us and help drive the business forward at this exciting time in our history,” said Luke Townsend, CEO at Zorin.
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“His experience, expertise and enthusiasm will help us grow our already strong origination capabilities as we move to the next phase of our growth plans and I am delighted to continue to attract the very best talent to our growing company.”
Meanwhile, Derek added: “In a surprisingly short period of time, Zorin has established itself as a leader in the residential development finance space and I look forward to being part of the continuing success and helping to grow the lending book in the regions.”