Avamore Capital has announced the appointment of Philip Gould as Senior Underwriter. After sharing plans to expand the underwriting team at the start of 2019 Avamore hired Philip who brings a wealth of experience in commercial and residential real estate and will play a crucial role in helping the lender meet its £100m target for 2019.
Philip’s previous role as Head of Credit at Proplend, saw him execute on a range of bridging and commercial transactions. During his tenure, Philip was essential in supporting the company growth and saw Proplend’s loan booking increasing from £30m to £60m over 18 months. Prior to this, Philip completed an MBA at Cass Business School and spent 5 years at Barclays where he was a Real Estate Credit Associate handling all commercial and residential transactions between £5m-£50m.
Amit Majithia Principal at Avamore commented:
“We are delighted that Philip has joined Avamore. His deep and rich experience will add a great deal of value to the business. Our lending target for 2019 is £100m and for us to achieve that, we need a strong team to underwrite deals, I am confident that Philip’s commercially focused approach will hugely contribute to Avamore’s success.”
Philip Gould, pictured, commented:
“I am very excited to be joining Avamore at an important stage in the company’s growth. Avamore has big aspirations for 2019 and onwards, and I look forward to working with the rest of the team to ensure we achieve our targets.”