Skipton International expands Business Development team

Skipton International expands Business Development team

4th March 2019

Skipton International is continuing to grow with the appointment of Roger Hughes as Business Development Manager. Roger will be looking to grow the award winning Banks’ mortgage book of business from direct customer enquiries and by forging strong relationships with UK brokers.

With over 25 years in banking, Roger brings a wealth of industry experience to the leading Channel Islands Bank. Since Roger joined the Bank, he has led the development of the Guernsey and UK sale teams and expansion of the sales broker networks.

Roger said: “Skipton is a well established mortgage lender and I was keen to be part of an organisation where change is easily made and one which reacts quickly to the demands of its customers and the market. I am delighted to have come on board with Skipton at such an exciting time, as we continue to improve our proposition and grow our business.

“Skiptons’ commitment to putting its customers first and continually looking for solutions is a really refreshing approach to banking and one which I am thoroughly enjoying.”

Nigel Pascoe, Director of Business Development, said: “We are receiving an increasing number of enquiries for our services, so it was vital that we expanded our Business Development team in order to assert our presence in the market and to continue to generate new leads for the Bank. Roger is well respected in offshore lending circles and has been a valuable asset to Skipton since he joined us.” 

Skipton offer a range of mortgage products and offshore savings accounts for local residents and overseas clients  around the world. The Bank remains one of Guernsey’s top mortgage providers, renowned for its exception levels of customer service, and has developed a strong position in the market for UK Buy to Let mortgages for overseas residents.