Meet the Team

Stephen Wasserman - Director

Following a successful career servicing hundreds of key accounts for one of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies, Stephen brings his uncanny ability to multi task in leading West One’s broker service levels and lending decisions. A fully qualified mortgage broker himself, Stephen’s hands on approach to all aspects of the business ensures that the needs of our brokers and introducers are visibly and demonstrably maintained.

Duncan Kreeger - Director

Duncan has spent his working life in financial services and his expertise in managing broker relationships is second to none. A fully qualified mortgage and finance broker in his own right, he is also certified in Regulated Equity release. Duncan’s energy and passion for problem solving and innovative thinking, has enabled West One Loans to gain an enviable reputation within the bridging sector for the swift completion of often highly complex projects.

David Kreeger - Director

David brings many years of experience arranging property finance and a large network of brokers and other professionals. A fully qualified Independent Financial Adviser with several years as a directly authorised mortgage broker. David is also expert in setting up small companies and systems that has added to his smooth transition into the lending space.

Mark Abrahams - Director

Mark spent 20 years years as a successful investment banker at both Salomon Brothers (1988-1995) and JP Morgan (1996-2010). Mark was an executive director of the fixed income credit trading team specialising in Government, Sovereign, Supranational and Corporate debt and has more recently been highly active in residential property development and commercial property investment. Mark spearheads West One’s funding channels.

Keir  Morris - Business Development Manager

Prior to joining West One, Keir spent 6 years with Lloyds Banking Group, managing a wide array of regions for several intermediaries within the LBG Group. He was named the top performing BDM in London in both 2009 and 2010. Keir has a wide brief to develop and manage broker relationships across the UK.

Nick Russell - Business Development Manager

Nick has spent the majority of his working life within the property sector. Prior to a two year stint with King Sturge focussing on corporate real estate services, he has been in project management with a sub-contractor for the Ministry of Defence and played a central role for a private property portfolio responsible for residential investment and management. Nick's main focus of operations with the Business Development Team will be to build on our prescence within the property sector.

Anita Kirkbright - Operations Manager

Anita is right at the heart of West One’s operations, overseeing productivity and efficiency and ensuring that all aspects of West One’s business operations are optimised; everything from broker liaisons to West One’s legal and borrower communications.

Andy  Thurston - Case Manager

Having spent a number of years within Tiuta’s back office team, as both a property assessor and an underwriter, Andy has honed and developed his impressive case management skills to cover just about any situation that may arise. His unflappable yet highly personable approach ensures often complex cases are handled sensitively but with ruthless efficiency. With Andy on your case, you can rest assured all the boxes that need a tick will have one. Our Case Managers make up the engine room of our operations, ensuring all communications between our introducers, solicitors and third parties are seamless

Hayley  Cooke - Case Manager

Hayley honed her case management skills over a period of six years at one of London's most respected firm of Solicitors. With a wide brief encompassing both conveyancing and litigation case work, her keen eye for detail and relentless tenacity are key attributes in her role here at West One. A Case Manager is the engine room of our operations, ensuring all communications between our introducers, solicitors and third parties are seamless. With Hayley on your case you can rest assured your application is in good hands.

Francesca Kindrat - Case Manager

Francesca has been thoroughly immersed within property sales and letting for over seven years. Her expertise has been gained with some of the UK’s most prestigious property companies including Winkworth’s, Foxton’s and Goldschmidt and Howland. Fran has both the pedigree and the persistence to be your ideal Case Manager. Our Case Managers make up the engine room of our operations, ensuring all communications between our introducers, solicitors and third parties are seamless.

Cheryl Levy - Client Liaison Officer

Managing multi-million pound budgets is challenging in anyone’s book, but when you’ve managed it successfully within the fast moving fashion industry, buying and merchandising for some of the biggest names in the business, it takes on another dimension entirely. Cheryl puts all this experience to good use liaising with our ever expanding portfolio of investors; the engine room of West One’s funding model. Cheryl ensures all new investor clients have had the appropriate screening and completed all the paperwork needed to join our funding panel. We often wonder if she sees a new client as so next year!

Susan  Bamberger - Collections Manager

Whilst Susan may not actually be able to see into the future, (although some might argue that particular skill) it is the future itself which is at the heart of her role. Susan monitors the health of our active loans and loans approaching the end of their term, ensuring any potential issues are professionally and elegantly finessed. With her impressive background of some 17 years with Lloyds TSB in business banking, mortgage finance and debt management, you would be hard pressed to find a situation Susan hasn't experienced before.

Sarabjeet Bhoday - Finance Director

A qualified Accountant, Sarabjeet has more than twenty years of financial experience behind him, having managed the purse strings of a number of key businesses within property development and asset management services including Andertons, Manrik Holdings and A. Baumann & Company. Sarabjeet's wide ranging financial responsibilities connect into all areas of the business, from managing the flow of funds from our ever growing portfolio of loan investors and broker community to ensuring our continued fiscal health and prosperity.

Paul Huberman - Non-Executive Director

With over 25 years’ experience in the finance and property sector, Paul’s role focusses on the future development and direction of the business and provides valuable insight into future product development. Prior to joining West One he has been the finance director of Grantchester Holdings plc, Regent Inns plc and Asda Property Holdings plc, is currently part of the senior management team at Prestige Finance and has his own commercial property companies in the UK and Germany. Paul is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser having qualified with Robson Rhodes.