YBS Commercial Mortgages has added to its team in the South West with the appointment of James Roche as relationship director.
Roche’s role at YBS will be to develop relationship with new borrowers and commercial brokers, as part of the business’ wider plans for national growth.
He has broad experience in the financial services industry, having spent 13 years at Santander, HSBC and Lloyds.
Allan Griffiths, regional director, South West and Wales, at YBS Commercial Mortgages, said: “I am pleased to welcome James to our growing team, even though we are working remotely at present, I am sure that he will quickly establish YBS Commercial Mortgages as an active lender in the South West.
“During his time at Santander, James has acquired a broad knowledge of both the commercial and residential mortgage markets and will bring great experience to the team.”
Roche said: “I’m delighted to be joining YBS Commercial Mortgages and I am really looking forward to working with investors and businesses in the South West, who I am sure, will appreciate our approach.
“I am excited by YBS Commercial Mortgages’ commitment to the region.
“My role will be to develop and help build strong relationships with new borrowers and commercial brokers as part of YBS Commercial Mortgages long term national growth plans.”