New lending manager for Shawbrook
In his new role O’Hara will offer further support to broker partners across the residential investment specialist team, and given his extensive experience in the sector, will start to work with brokers immediately.
He has 18 years of underwriting and management experience within the financial services industry and holds various senior underwriting qualifications.
He has previously worked in prime and sub-prime lending as well as equity release lending as a senior underwriter and operations manager at companies such as Stonehaven, Platform Home Loans and Barclays Bank Woolwich.
O’Hara said: “I am looking forward to my career at Shawbrook, and am excited to help the team build on their excellent reputation for service and innovation within the industry”.
Lisa Crane, head of lending operations, commercial mortgages, Shawbrook Bank, added: “Shawbrook is delighted to welcome Paul to our lending team, we’ve had a great start to the year with an influx of applications and Paul’s appointment reflects our on-going appetite to lend.
“Here at Shawbrook we recognise the need to cater for the strong level of enquires from our brokers and Paul’s expertise will be a valuable asset to the team.”