HTB hires senior portfolio manager for development finance

HTB has appointed Gavin Davies (pictured above) as senior portfolio manager within its development finance division.

In his new role, he will collaborate with the bank’s head of portfolio management, John Archbold, to form a dedicated portfolio management team, which will be responsible for actively managing the live property development loan book. 

Gavin will work with internal and external partners to ensure the book performs while maintaining an excellent customer journey.

He will also deal directly with the bank’s development clients during the construction and exit phase of their projects.

Gavin, who has more than 12 years of experience in the property finance sector, joins HTB from Aldermore Bank, where he worked for over eight years as a senior client manager in the property development team.

Prior to this, he was a business manager for Barclays Business.

Commenting on his appointment, Gavin said he was extremely excited and proud to join the company.

“The business is dynamic, forward-thinking and ambitious; I’m looking forward to helping it achieve success in the future,” he added.

Alex Upton, managing director for development finance at HTB, stated: “I’m very pleased to welcome Gavin to the development finance team; his experience will prove invaluable when dealing with development clients and managing the loan book.

“Gavin’s appointment further bolsters our already strong development finance team which is providing great products and service to the developer community across the country.”

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