Matthew — who joins from Wellesley Finance — will be based in the northern office in Leeds and report to Neil Leitch, director of development finance in the North at HTB.
In his new role, Matthew will be focused on the provision of property development funding to SME developers.
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Neil said: “We are delighted to have appointed such an experienced property funder as Matt in what is a key strategic growth area for the bank.
“With the support of the team around him, I am confident that Matt will help the bank meet its ambitious growth targets for the northern region as a whole, and in particular the North West.”