Key Retirement, a UK-based, independent equity release advisor, has added to its senior team with the appointment of Ian English as Advice Delivery Director.
English joins the company following considerable experience in the UK mortgage market at both Lloyds Banking Group and Santander. Most recently, Ian worked at RBS (Williams & Glyn) as the National Head of Specialist Banking and Mortgage Distribution.
His career spans more than 12 years in the regulated mortgage business, in a number of senior leadership roles, across various distribution channels. English will be responsible for all teams, field and telephone based, delivering advice across the full range of later life lending propositions. Ian will report directly to Will Hale (Key Retirement’s CEO).
Will Hale says: “With the equity release and broader later life lending markets continuing to grow rapidly, it is essential that we have the right leaders in place to make sure we continue to evolve our advice proposition and offer a consistently high level of service to our customers. Ian brings with him extensive knowledge of the regulated mortgage market and will use this experience to help us continue to build our offering and develop our people. He will be a great asset to our team as well as our customers and I look forward to working with him.”
English says: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Key Retirement at such an exciting time. It’s a fantastic opportunity to help customers with their later life lending needs and to be a part of a growing business which is a leader in its field. The equity release market is going from strength to strength and I look forward to working with the team to ensure that customers continue to be able to rely on us to help them make the right choices around their property wealth in later life.”