Prior to the move he was with Pure Funding Solutions (PFS) for 18 years where he was a director and joint owner.
The lender has also reintroduced its auction finance and bridge-to-let ranges.
The trade body highlighted conflicting information and inconsistent messaging from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the courts in a letter to the government.
The document is aimed at all firms to which the CRR applies, and will be updated if appropriate as the situation evolves.
The trade body said that lenders recognise that commercial landlords and their tenants may have concerns about their ability to make their payments.
The business survival rate in the city is over 91% and house prices have risen by 28.3% in the past two years.
Residential property transactions dropped 46.1% between April and March, and 53.4% year-on-year.
The ASTL wants to contribute to any discussions regarding the SME lending market.
Eamon Kennedy of Kirkby Diamond has won the Estates Gazette award for completing the most property transactions across the country in 2019.