Jessica Bird has joined the Mortgage Introducer team as editor of Specialist Finance Introducer.
Bird joins Mortgage Introducer from Employee Benefits where she was deputy editor.
Prior to her time at Employee Benefits she was with Chambers Confidential.
Her time with the legal publication saw her start as a researcher before departing as deputy editor.
Her new role will see her take the lead as head of the Mortgage Introducer specialist finance division. She will also be an associate editor at Mortgage Introducer.
As editor she will oversee both the Specialist Finance Introducer website and print publication Bridging Introducer.
Ryan Fowler, publishing editor of Mortgage Introducer and Specialist Finance Introducer, said: “We are absolutely delighted to add Jessica to our growing team here at Introducer.
“These are difficult times for the market and this appointment shows our commitment to providing the best and most up to date news, features and opinion to the sector.
“In the coming months the specialist finance sector will be of vital importance to the UK economy. I feel Jessica will be a great champion of this amazing industry.”
Bird added: “I am delighted to be joining a fantastic team and set of publications.
“Suffice it to say, we are facing unprecedented times across the sector, and in the UK as a whole.
“I look forward to continuing to build upon Mortgage Introducer and Specialist Finance Introducer’s established position as a gold standard source of news and commentary as we negotiate the coming challenges, and to developing exciting new opportunities in the years to come.”
You can contact Bird here.