Walker has over 20 years of banking and financial services experience within business development, while in his new role he will work to maintain professional relationships with mortgage brokers.
The Lending Wizard, a loan sourcing tool for brokers, forms part of Freedom Finance, which was established in 2007.
Walker said: “The Lending Wizard has grown from strength to strength in the last few years as increasing numbers of mortgage brokers recognise the value of a broader product offering for their clients.
“I’m looking forward to providing the dedicated service our intermediary partners deserve and to maintaining and continuing the growth that’s been seen in all areas of the business over the last few years.”
Natasha Lord, head of commercial at Freedom Finance, added: “Darrell joins us as an industry expert in enhancing and developing propositions which will undoubtedly strengthen our senior team at The Lending Wizard.
“His previous experience is a great asset and will allow us to enhance the current business relationships of the firm.
“Darrell’s appointment reflects our continued commitment to maintaining the quality of our service as we grow whilst also supporting the intermediary side of our business.”