Hampshire Trust Bank appoints Scott Apps as Head of Distribution


Scott Apps

Hampshire Trust Bank (HTB) has announced the appointment of Scott Apps as head of distribution within its development finance division, a new role created by the bank.

In his new role, Scott will be responsible for expanding the bank’s share of the development finance market by overseeing its valued intermediary partners.

He will also ensure the bank’s proposition is further enhanced, as well as engaging with both internal and external stakeholders to deliver a best-in-class service to HTB’s brokers and their clients.

Scott has worked in the specialist finance arena for over a decade, joining HTB’s development finance division in December 2021 as a business development director.

As head of distribution, Scott will report to Alex Upton, managing director, development finance.

Scott Apps, head of distribution, development finance, Hampshire Trust Bank, commented:

“I’m excited to be taking on this new role as we further grow our market share and presence through our brokers and intermediary relationships.

This is an exciting challenge for us, and we believe we can continue to deliver quality lending and market-leading service to our intermediary partners and, most importantly, quality homes and projects across the country.”

Alex Upton, managing director, development finance, Hampshire Trust Bank, added: 

“Distribution is a key focal point for us as we look to ramp up our development finance lending and distribution footprint, and Scott’s appointment is pivotal to this.

In his previous role as business development director Scott built strong relationships with our key partners.

He is ideally suited to build on this, working with our intermediary partners to expand both the proposition and HTB’s market share in the development finance space, whilst ensuring the high levels of service we are known for.”