Bridging Loan Authors

Our collection of contributors

Laura Miller

Laura Miller is a freelance journalist who writes about money and business. She regularly appears in UK national and trade newspapers and magazines, and has previously worked for ITV News and the Telegraph among others. Find her on twitter @thatlaurawrites

Leah Milner

Leah Milner is an award-winning money, property and consumer affairs journalist who has written for titles across the national and trade press. She is also passionate about improving mental health awareness and regularly speaks on the subject at events. You can follow Leah on Twitter @leahmilner.

Helen Crane

Helen Crane is a freelance journalist specialising in property and personal finance. She previously worked at London daily newspaper City A.M and on the trade publication, Property Week.

Joanne Atkin

Joanne Atkin is an award winning, freelance journalist and has written for both trade and consumer press. She is the former Editor of Mortgage Finance Gazette, What Mortgage and The Money Pages and has previously worked for a major lender.

David Craik

David Craik is a freelance journalist writing news, feature articles, blogs and guides for national newspapers and magazines. His main areas of interest include finance, property and investments.

Hannah Duncan

Hannah Duncan is a freelance writer with a passion for finance, sustainable investing and fintech. She loves writing engaging content for industry magazines and investment services, as well as keeping a personal blog at

Lucy Harley-McKeown

Lucy Harley-McKeown is a freelance journalist who specialises in business and finance. Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo Finance, Newsweek and The Lawyer Magazine. Find her on Twitter @LHM1.

Helen Jackson

Helen Jackson is a freelance content writer who writes for the financial sector, amongst others.

Paresh Raja

Paresh Raja has an extensive background at one of the Big 4 consultancy firms, specialising in structured finance, and a long-standing career in the commercial and specialist lending sector. He is therefore well placed to discuss anything bridging finance specific, or business more generally. Paresh is now the CEO at Market Financial Solutions which he has developed to become a leading name in the bridging finance space.

Charlotte Rutter

Charlotte entered the specialist finance sector six years ago, previously working for TFC Homeloans before joining Roma Finance. She is CIM qualified and has worked in marketing and communications for over 17 years across various industries.

Roxana Mohammadian-Molina

Roxana Mohammadian-Molina is chief strategy officer at Blend Network, which provides development finance and bridging loans to experienced small and medium (SME) property developers across the UK regions.

Daniel Richardson

Daniel Richardson, is a Partner and Property Receiver at CG&Co. Founded in 2012, CG&Co specialises in Property Receivership and has the expertise to deal with default customers and return funds to lenders as swiftly as possible.

Tiba Raja

Tiba Raja is a specialist in both banking and finance, having worked at Aviva, HSBC’s Investment arm and Goldman Sachs before launching Market Financial Solutions in 2006, where she works persistently in the background as Executive Director. Tiba is an expert in strategy and business development, as well as being dedicated to philanthropy – focusing mainly on children’s charities.

Gary Bailey

Gary joined Hope Capital at the beginning of 2019 to direct the expansion and growth of the company. With over 25 years’ experience in the specialist and complex finance markets, in many leadership roles Gary comes with a wealth of experience and knowledge. Being a key figure in the successful sustainable growth of Together, as Sales Director for over 20 years.

Jemima Hayes

Jemima is a Junior Underwriter at MFS, dealing with enquiries from both intermediaries and direct clients. MFS is an independent bridging finance provider that arranges fast and flexible bridging loans.

Tony Sanchez

Tony is the founder of Clara Media, a leading media, publishing and advertising company for the UK finance industry since 2012. Previously, he ran the alternative investment consultancy Clara Capital. He has more than 20 years’ experience in banking and finance, including a period with Lloyds TSB Offshore and International Private Banking, specialising in UHNW property finance, tax and investments.

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