Richard Payne

Oblix Capital names new director of development

Oblix Capital has appointed Richard Payne (pictured above) as its new director of development.

Richard joins the bridging and development lender from Bank of London and the Middle East (BLME), where he most recently held the post of head of real estate finance.

Richard said that he was delighted and excited to join Oblix Capital.

“The business is expanding and growing its development lending platform, leveraging off the impressive development projects Oblix [has] funded already.

“I am looking forward to working with the team and introducing new clients and new projects over the coming months.”

Richard has experience in both construction consultancy and development funding, with a track record in strategic real estate investment.

Prior to his role at BLME, he held director roles at Turner & Townsend, Deutsche Bank and Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander.

Rishi Passi, CEO at Oblix Capital, added: “…[Richard] brings extensive knowledge coupled with a comprehensive understanding of the development market at a time where Oblix is going from strength to strength – I have no doubt he’ll have an immediate impact on the growth of our development loan book.”

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