ASTL appoints new executive committee

By Bridging Loan Directory -


astlThe Association of Short Term Lenders’ (ASTL) has this week appointed its new executive committee.  Three members join the committee this year while three continue their membership from previous years.

The new committee comprises:

Continuing committee members

  • Andrew Bloom                    Managing Director, Masthaven  Bridging Finance
  • Steve Marsh                        Managing Director, Goldentree Financial Services PLC
  • Mark Posniak                      Head of Sales and Marketing, Dragonfly Property Finance


Joining committee members

  • Allan Kay                              Managing Director, Alternative Bridging Corporation (Cheval) Limited
  • Alan Margolis                      Head of Bridging, United Trust Bank Limited
  • Wyn Morrell                        Managing Director, Oakbridge Financial Services Limited


The committee will serve for the year ended 31 August 2015.

Benson Hersch, chief executive of the ASTL said:

“This year’s appointments continue the strength that the committee has had for the past few years.  I would like to thank Christian Faes, Jonathan Rubins and Mark Abrahams who served on the committee for the past year.  Their assistance and support has helped to drive the Association forward to the successful position it is in today.

“I am confident that the new committee will continue to build on the progress that we have made, to continue to build the number of members and help to increase the ASTL’s representation at all levels in the market place, while increasing the level of support it provides for members.”