Relendex, a peer-to-peer lender specialising in the property market, has appointed Claire Newman as head of lending operations.
Newman (pictured) joins from Masthaven Bank, where she was head of underwriting in the short-term lending department.
Claire Newman said of her appointment: “I am delighted to be joining the Relendex team during this period of development.
“This is also an interesting time for the lending market, and it is great to be working alongside a team of highly experienced individuals.
“I am confident that my experience of being involved in a wide variety of bridging and development loans will help Relendex progress in the next stage of its journey.”
Paul Sonabend, executive chairman at Relendex, added: “We are going through an exciting expansion stage and were keen to recruit an experienced financial services professional who has the attributes to shape the lending team.
“Claire has over 10 years of specialist lending experience with a detailed understanding of the bridging and development finance sectors.
“We all look forward to working with Claire in the months and years ahead.”