Trussle has appointed Matthew Gretton (pictured) as vice president of engineering from peer-to-peer lending platform Funding Circle.
Gretton will lead Trussle’s engineering team and help Trussle achieve its goal of having instant mortgage approvals and lifetime mortgage monitoring.
He said: “Trussle has a unique opportunity to build significant life-long relationships with its customers, enabled by the transparent and personalised use of automation.
“The complex regulatory requirements and wider implications of using automation to make important life decisions make this is an exciting challenge. Trussle is on the forefront of tackling these issues and I’m excited to be a part of the journey.”
Ishaan Malhi, chief executive of Trussle, said: “From day one, technology has been central to realising our vision and elevating the mortgage experience for consumers.
“Matthew’s arrival confirms our continued investment in technology and brings over a decade of relevant FinTech experience to the team.
“Most importantly, Matthew aligns with our mission and having felt the pain first-hand, is passionate about fixing a broken industry for millions of aspiring and existing homeowners.”
Trussle’s launched in December 2015 and the online broker has more than £1.2bn of mortgages under management.