Alternative Bridging appoints head of underwriting



Alternative Bridging Corporation has recruited Claire O’Brien as Head of Underwriting for the lender.

Claire, who has more than 30 years’ experience in specialist, retail and business banking, joins Alternative Bridging from United Trust Bank where she held the role of Bridging Finance Manager.

Prior to this she was a Senior Relationship Manager at Allied Irish Bank and Business Banking Relationship Manager at NatWest.

As Head of Underwriting at Alternative Bridging, she will lead the Underwriting team, helping to build on the lender’s strong reputation for providing decisions with speed and certainty, as well as being able to structure solutions for complex cases.

Stephen Meller, Director at Alternative Bridging Corporation, says: 

“I’m delighted to welcome Claire to the team. She has exceptional banking experience and a long track record in building relationships both internally and externally.

She will be an asset to our growing team and play an important role in helping us to further enhance our reputation for great service.”

Claire O’Brien, Head of Underwriting at Alternative Bridging Corporation, says: 

“Alternative Bridging stands out from the crowd in a competitive bridging market because of its reputation to make even complex cases straightforward, its depth of property expertise and its innovative products.

I’m looking to help build on this and make a difference for even more brokers and their clients.”