11 January 2023 - Kensington Mortgages today announces the hiring of James Burwood as its new Business Development Manager (BDM) for the East region. James joins Kensington from NatWest and will replace Andrew Heath.
Prior to joining Kensington, James worked as a BDM at NatWest for over six years, starting in 2016. During his time at NatWest, James obtained his CeMap qualification from The London Institute of Banking & Finance and was runner up in the British Mortgage Awards in 2018.
James will be responsible for Kensington’s business in East England, covering Cambridge, Chelmsford, Colchester, Ilford, Ipswich, Norwich, Romford, and Southend-on Sea.
Mark Arnold, Chief Executive Officer, Kensington Mortgages comments: “We are very pleased to welcome James to our team of exceptional BDMs. James’ experience and expertise will be invaluable in meeting Kensington’s future objectives and strengthening our relationships with our broker partners. He joins Kensington at an exciting time in the company’s journey, as we continue to pursue our ambitious growth plans while maintaining a market-leading standard of service.”
James Burwood, BDM for East region, Kensington Mortgages, comments: “I am very much looking forward to stepping into specialist lending and joining Kensington’s dynamic business. With the mortgage market facing new challenges, specialist lenders are becoming more important than ever in providing value to customers. I look forward to working closely with my new team, supporting in the growth of Kensington’s business, and developing relationships with Kensington’s partners.”