Meet the team
Simon Whitfield — Head of Development Finance
Simon joined the Property team in 2018, bringing with him a wealth of
experience from over thirty years of working in the financial services sector. Simon was previously on the executive committee at Wellesley Group Ltd as Head of Portfolio Management, where he was responsible for the Development Finance Lending Portfolio. Simon also previously held the executive role of Director of Asset Management at The Cooperative Bank, responsible for Property, Corporate, Project and Leveraged Finance, and has previously worked for HM Treasury, Morgan Stanley and BlackRock.
Alan Coleman — Relationship Manager - Development Finance
Alan joined the Property team in 2016 as a Business Development Executive and built up a strong working knowledge of our bespoke solutions and the regulatory frameworks governing them. After being promoted to Business Development Manager, Alan spent two years on the road building up strong broker relationships across London and in the North, as well as strong connections with the in-house underwriters, processors and completions team at Castle Trust. As Relationship Manager, Alan looks after our Development Finance clients and is the first port of call through every step of the process.