Experienced STL manager joins Shawbrook

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Andy Thurston picShawbrook Bank’s Commercial Mortgages division has brought Andy Thurston on board as a Short Term Lending Manager. With his strong background in short term loans, Andy’s appointment is part of Shawbrook’s ongoing investment in its dedicated STL desk, supporting the bank’s rapid growth in the STL market. The specialist team focuses on delivering within the desired timeframes on every deal, while providing excellent service and the most competitive pricing.

Andy Thurston previously spent two years working as an underwriter at Tiuta in London, before transferring, in 2012, to West One Loans in Hertfordshire, where he worked as an underwriter and Case Manager for a further two years.

Andy commented on his new role:

“I’m really excited to be joining Shawbrook during a period of considerable growth and am looking forward to contributing towards this growth and success over the coming years. I have been really impressed with the products that we offer our brokers and the service that is provided and I hope to be able to add my experience in the short term loan industry to the STL team.”

Karen BennettSales and Marketing Director of Commercial Mortgages said:

“We are thrilled to welcome Andy to our specialist STL team. His experience working in the short term finance market will boost the STL desk, helping Shawbrook to provide the best service possible to our panel of brokers. Increased support for our brokers is just one of our ambitions for our short term loan business this year. Andy’s appointment is the latest development in our STL growth strategy, which has included exciting changes to our products and processes.”