Sancus (IOM) appoint business development manager

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Chris Corkill Sancus

Sancus (IOM) Limited, part of the Sancus BMS Group, the niche asset backed alternative lender, has announced the appointment of Chris Corkill, pictured above, as business development manager, joining their office in the Isle of Man.

Chris will be responsible for developing relationships and generating business from brokers and borrowers throughout the Isle of Man, UK and Northern Ireland.

He has over 30 years banking experience, most recently as Head of Corporate and Real Estate finance for RBS International (Isle of Man) and Director of Isle of Man Bank Limited.

Chris is also a member of the IOM Chamber of Commerce Finance and Professional Services committee, mentor for IOM Junior achievement and a representative on the IOM Shipping Association.

Chris explains:

“I’m delighted to join such a dynamic business. Although we are all currently facing exceptionally challenging times, I feel there will be even greater demand now for borrowers who offer flexibility, speed of service and a truly bespoke service. Sancus addresses the practical obstacles and challenges often experienced by businesses, developers and entrepreneurs in securing funding quickly, enabling them to focus their energies on successfully delivering the next project.”

The Sancus BMS Group has provided in excess of £1 billion of funding to SMEs and entrepreneurs over the last four years. The business offers asset backed lending solutions with particular expertise in bridging and development finance.

Graham Sheward, Managing Director of Sancus (IOM) said:

“We are delighted that Chris has joined Sancus in the Isle of Man. He has both deep technical knowledge and practical experience of the lending market and he will be a great addition to the team, I look forward to working with him.”

Andrew Whelan (CEO, The Sancus Group) concluded:

“The Sancus Group has a strong focus on recruiting experienced professionals with a full and holistic understanding of the industry. Chris’ tremendous experience fits that profile perfectly, putting us in a position to respond very rapidly to borrowers and introducers whilst also giving our Co-Funders confidence in our underwriting capabilities.”