BEP Systems, the mortgage origination software house, has appointed Sandeep Challa as operations director, focusing on improving the client experience, account management and growing the company.
He joins from Barclays Bank, where he most recently was heading the private banking and overseas services client reporting operations and technology globally covering Geneva, Monaco, UK, Jersey, Dubai and India.
Challa said: “I am delighted to join such an innovative company as BEP Systems.
“It’s also exciting to join a team that is forward-thinking in delivering expert solutions in the mortgage origination and finance arenas.
“Our aim is to provide greater efficiencies for lenders and brokers in order to win and complete more business through the use of customisable interfaces and user-friendly technology.”
Chris Little, managing director at BEP Systems, added: “I am confident Sandeep will bring considerable new perspective and ideas to our business and help deliver the strategy for our future growth and success.
“We believe Apprivo2 is the fastest growing system in the UK serving specialist finance providers and we look forward to developing it even further for more clients.”
The appointment comes at a time when BEP Systems will soon be moving to new larger offices. It has also improved its Apprivo 2 system for commercial lending, bridging finance, second charges, Shariah compliant mortgages and customer-facing portals.
Challa has also worked with ABSA Bank and Standard Bank in South Africa and was co-founder of two start-ups in Johannesburg and Bangalore.
He has a Master’s degree in Mathematics from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, India and completed various accreditations such as Prince2 Practitioner, Certified Scrum Master, ITIL Foundation, Lean 1B1C, Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt, Advanced Strategy from Virginia Business School, USA.