Dragonfly Property Finance expands team with latest double appointment‏

Dragonfly Property FinanceShort- and medium-term lender, Dragonfly Property Finance, part of the Octopus group, today announced that it has hired Mitesh Patel as a Credit Analyst and Linda Johnson as a Servicing Manager.

Mitesh Patel has nine years’ experience working within financial services. He joins Dragonfly after seven and a half years at Private & Commercial Finance in London, where he worked as a Senior Recoveries Manager.

Prior to Private & Commercial Finance, Mitesh worked for GE Money in Watford as a Litigation Officer for 18 months. His role within Dragonfly will be to work with the credit and relationship managers to ensure that all cases are progressed as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Linda Johnson also has many years’ experience in the industry. Before joining Dragonfly, she worked for specialist lender, Pepper UK, in London as a Mortgage and Litigation Specialist for five years. She is a qualified IFA and CeMAP-trained.

Linda’s role within Dragonfly will be to continually analyse the systems and processes in place and seek to make them more efficient and streamlined.

Mark Posniak, Managing Director, Dragonfly Property Finance, commented:

‘‘Mitesh and Linda are a great addition to the rapidly expanding team here at Dragonfly. Their extensive experience within the financial services industry will serve them well. We are putting the pedal to the floor at present and both of them will further strengthen our service levels and standards, as well as the broader Dragonfly proposition.’’

Mitesh Patel, Credit Analyst, Dragonfly Property Finance, added:

“Dragonfly is the kind of business I’ve always wanted to work for: it’s growing quickly, rewards hard work and allows for career progression. Under Mark’s leadership we’re set to go from strength to strength and I’m delighted to be a part of the new Dragonfly era.’’

Linda Johnson, Servicing Manager, Dragonfly Property Finance, added:

‘‘Dragonfly is a dynamic and forward-thinking company that really has raised the bar within alternative property finance. It’s already a highly efficient and well run lender but I’m going to do everything I can to make it an even better one.”

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