Ball was division manager for Kensington for seven years and has 10 years of business development and management experience, as well as a wealth of excellent broker relationships.
Her primary role will be to build on Enterprise Finance’s existing relationships across the North of England, where she will be based.
Harry Landy, director, Enterprise Finance, said: “Karen is a fantastic hire and comes with a wealth of experience and a very deep knowledge of the mortgage market in the North. We are confident she will help us to achieve our growth plans in the short to medium term. We are very excited to welcome her to the team.”
Ball added: “I am delighted to be joining the Enterprise Finance team, especially at this strong time of growth in both the company and the secured lending market as a whole.
“Enterprise Finance is very much the leader in this sector and I hope I can help to further grow the business in the years ahead.”