Alex Upton will join Hampshire Trust Bank at the beginning of July as sales director, specialist mortgages.
Upton will be working closely with Matthew Wyles, the bank’s recently appointed chief executive in shaping the bank’s push into specialist lending.
They previously worked together at Castle Trust.
Wyles said: “I’ve worked with Alex since 2013 and she is one of the most talented and hardworking executives in the mortgage market.
“Specialist lending is hugely important focus for us and Alex will play a crucial role in our success. I’m chuffed to bits.”
Upton added: “Hampshire Trust Bank is crystal clear about what it wants to achieve in specialist lending and its strategy for success.
“I am very excited to be joining the Bank’s management team as we turn the vision into reality.”