Blend appoints new lending director

Blend has appointed David Mill (pictured above), as lending director in its growing team.

David joins from HTB to help Blend strengthen its focus on supporting mid-sized property developers and building long-term relationships with its customer base.

He has over 30 years of banking experience, including 25 years supporting developers getting homes built through relationship-based residential development funding, at both high street banks and more recently specialist finance providers.

Due to his experience, David has a good understanding of the challenges faced by SME developers in the current climate.

Commenting on his appointment, David said: “I am excited to join the team at Blend which is well-known for its depth of knowledge, and for its hands on and helpful approach to lending.

“The CEO, Yann Murciano, has built a team [of] experienced people, technology infrastructure and flexible funding.

“We have a shared belief in the importance of structuring funding that’s fit for purpose and that suits the specific needs of property projects for developers across the UK.

“I am excited about the opportunities in front of us and cannot wait to get started.”

David Alcock, MD at Blend, added: “We are incredibly pleased to welcome David to Blend and believe he will bring a wealth of experience to our lending team.

“I look forward to working with him to further strengthen our focus on building long-term relationships.”

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