Rob Barnard joins us as Sales Director for long-term lending

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Masthaven Bank has today announced the appointment of Rob Barnard as Sales Director for the long-term lending side of the business. Rob has been appointed to the newly created role as part of Masthaven’s ongoing expansion and brings a wealth of financial services experience, particularly within the specialist lending sector.

Rob will be responsible for overseeing Masthaven’s first and second-charge residential and buy to let mortgages, working alongside Richard Deacon, Sales Director of short-term lending solutions.

Rob joins from Pepper Money where he was Sales Director. Prior to this, Rob was Head of Business Development at Aldermore Bank.

Masthaven’s latest appointment follows a number of new additions to its team, including the appointment of Lending Operations Director David Kennedy and Product Director Mark Evans, both formerly at Shawbrook.

Jon Hall, Managing Director at Masthaven, says: 
“Masthaven continues to invest in hiring the best senior talent as well as developing and training our people. Rob is a talented, experienced addition who will add significant strength in depth to our mortgages team.

Matt Andrews, Managing Director of Mortgages at Masthaven, says:  
“Rob Barnard has a wealth of experience in the mortgage market and will help Masthaven to deliver on our ambitious growth plans for the sector. Rob’s remit will include developing the existing relationships we have with our intermediary partners as well as strengthening our proposition and infrastructure to deliver on the Masthaven brand promise to our mortgage clients. He will also support the development and delivery of our product pipeline to provide more solutions to help our intermediaries meet the needs of their customers.”