Mark Sismey-Durrant joins Oblix Capital as Independent Advisor to the Board

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Mark Sismey-Durrant

Specialist bridging and development lender Oblix Capital has further strengthened its senior leadership team, by appointing Mark Sismey-Durrant as an Independent Adviser to the Board.

Mark brings a wealth of experience to Oblix Capital, having worked in the industry for over 40 years. His previous executive roles include Chief Executive of Hampshire Trust Bank Plc, Chief Executive of Heritable Bank Plc, Chief Executive of Sun Bank Plc and Board member and Strategic Marketing Director at Sun Life Financial of Canada (UK) Ltd.

Mark’s current roles include INED and Chair of Audit Committee at Cashplus, Board member of UK Finance and Chair of its Audit and Oversight Committee, and Master of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.

Rishi Passi, CEO at Oblix Capital said:

“I’m delighted to welcome Mark to the senior team here at Oblix. His extensive knowledge, understanding and experience within the industry will be invaluable to the Board, at a time where Oblix continues to go from strength to strength. We believe that SMEs are woefully under-served by the big banks, and our vision is to become their lender of choice by providing them with innovative and efficient lending solutions that are designed to meet their needs. I have no doubt that Mark will play an important part in helping us achieve our ambitions.”

Mark Sismey-Durrant, pictured, added:

“I am delighted to be able to help Oblix Capital at this exciting stage of their development. With their unique depth of in-house expertise and experience, and their entrepreneurial approach, the business continues to grow rapidly and I look forward to working closely with the Board to ensure that continues.”