Iain, who joins from Europe Arab Bank — part of the Arab Bank group — where he was head of real estate finance, has over 35 years of experience in the commercial real estate sector.
Prior to this, Iain held roles at Santander, Deutsche Bank and Bank of Scotland, where he worked for over 20 years.
In his new role, Iain will help strengthen Aldermore’s specialist real estate offering across sectors including hotels, healthcare and student accommodation.
“Having specialised in property finance for most of my career I am delighted to have joined Aldermore,” he commented.
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“I’m looking forward to expanding the bank’s lending proposition in the development space and supporting businesses right across the UK.”
John Carter, commercial director for commercial real estate at Aldermore, added: “It’s great to have someone of Iain’s experience join our real estate team.
“Iain is well known in the industry for his expertise in emerging sectors and he will help further strengthen our offering to clients.
“I look forward to working with Iain in supporting our existing customers and growing our franchise.”