Bridging Link has appointed Philip George as non-executive chairman.
George (pictured) was formerly a founder and managing director of Shawbrook Bank and was also chief executive of First National Bank.
Bridging Link offers regulated and non-regulated bridging loans.
Mike Brooks, managing director of Bridging Link, said “We are absolutely delighted that Philip is joining us – his many achievements and standing in our industry need no introduction – and his commercial but ethical approach to doing business chime perfectly with our own.
“This is a very exciting time at Bridging Link as we continue to grow, develop our products and increase our market reach.
“To have someone on our top team with Philip’s experience and abilities will be invaluable for us as we develop our business into one of the UK’s premier bridging lenders.”
Philip George spoke of his appointment: “I am absolutely thrilled to be working with the team at Bridging Link and to be able to play a part in the growth of their exciting business.
“Their professional and pragmatic approach to lending is very refreshing and I am proud to be working with such a dedicated team.”