Investec appoints business development manager

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Laura Parker Investec

Investec is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Parker as Business Development Manager to further bolster its support of mortgage brokers in securing property lending for their high net worth (HNW) clients. Laura joined Investec at the beginning of lockdown, in April.

Laura brings with her almost six years of experience in private banking. Having worked at Coutts in both banking and business development roles, Laura has a track record in maintaining relationships with mortgage brokers, ensuring both they and their clients experience a high level of service throughout the property buying process.

Laura also spent time working for a housing association, where she developed an in depth understand of the property sector.

Laura Parker comments:

“I’m delighted to have joined Investec, particularly at such an interesting time for the property market.

There have been many ups and downs in recent months, but the level of activity we’ve been seeing has increased substantially and clients are showing a real commitment to complete deals despite the wider challenges.

Given this heighted activity, and capacity of lenders to keep pace with the market, it’s really important that brokers work with lenders who are able to respond quickly to get deals over the line.

At Investec, we pride ourselves on the speed and quality of service we provide. This along with fantastic product offering and highly knowledgeable banking team, makes my job a joy.”

Peter Izard, Business Development Manager, adds:

“We’re thrilled to have Laura as part of the team. It’s an unusual time to join a company but Laura has hit the ground running, embracing the technology to connect with both new colleagues and mortgage brokers alike to ensure we continue to offer a high standard of service.

Laura has already made great strides in bolstering our support of mortgage intermediaries, becoming an integral part of the team.

We look forward to further successes as a team.”