Skipton International appoints new Lending Manager

7th August 2011

Skipton International has announced the appointment of Chris Le Tissier to the newly created role of Lending Manger. With a strong track record in financial services, Chris will draw on experience which covers not just credit and mortgage lending but also Treasury services, a key component of modern mortgage product design. With Skipton International becoming the leading new mortgage lender in Guernsey in 2010, Chris will be leading a busy team, whose focus is to provide both a personal and efficient service at all times.

Previously with ABN AMRO, where he led the Credit Applications team, Chris has over 12 years of experience of growing and developing mortgage and other credit related business in Guernsey.

Commenting on his appointment, Chris said, "This is an exciting time to be joining Guernsey's largest new mortgage lender. I will be leading a professional and experienced team who has an excellent track record in the market and I am looking forward to ensuring we deliver the highest standards of service to all our customers and to our intermediary partners."

Jim Coupe, Managing Director of Skipton International said "Our lending business in Guernsey and Jersey continues to grow at a rapid pace and we are delighted that Chris has joined us at this important time in our development. Chris's track record and experience will be invaluable as we seek to grow in these markets."

Chris is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments and the ACI Channel Islands. He also holds a range of professional qualifications including The Diploma in Financial Services Management and the Certificate in Mortgage Application Practice.