The Mortgage Lender appoints Head of Specialist Distribution


Chris Kirby The Mortgage Lender

The Mortgage Lender (TML) has hired Chris Kirby as Head of Specialist Distribution and Key Accounts. Chris joins TML after over four years at Kensington Mortgages.

Chris has worked in the mortgage industry for over 10 years, with the last six of those being in the specialist lending space.

Having started his career at the Coventry Building Society, he then became Business Development manager at Fleet Mortgages before moving to Kensington, first as an Account Development Manager, before being promoted to Key Account Manager.

TML is expanding its team to support more intermediaries as the business continues to grow. Chris’ role will focus on overseeing specialist distributors and working closely with broker partners, in particular those within the New Build and Buy to Let sector.

It will also include building and managing key relationships, as well as increasing intermediary partners engagement with TML’s growing product range through ongoing education and support.

Steve Griffiths, Sales Director at TML, said: 

“With a strong background in specialist lending and an excellent reputation in our sector, Chris will be a valuable addition to the team at TML.

Our business continues to grow through investing in our people, technology and proposition so that we can help more customers; Chris will play a key role in these expansion plans.”

Chris Kirby, Head of Specialist Distribution, said:

“It’s a great time to be joining TML; there is ambition to grow in a way that benefits both the mortgage market and consumers.

I joined TML because I wanted to work with a mortgage lender that covers all of the market; this new opportunity affords me the ability to make a difference through working with innovative, talented colleagues and increasing engagement and awareness of the valuable products that TML offer.”