DANNY WATERS

DANNY WATERS

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Danny has been CEO of West One since 2014. He has over a decade of experience in the specialist loans and mortgages sector and has worked within the group since 2002. As a regular and respected market commentator in both the national and trade media, Danny is an influential figure across the specialist loans sector.

EMILY GESTETNER

EMILY GESTETNER

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Emily is responsible for West One’s financial affairs. She joined the firm after working in a variety of other senior finance positions within financial services and other industries. Emily has specialist knowledge of asset-liability, balance sheet and capital management.

STEPHEN WASSERMAN

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Stephen is in charge of the loan management and underwriting areas. He is one of the firm’s original founders and throughout his career has overseen more than £1 billion worth of short-term finance.

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PAUL SIMPSON

LENDING OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Paul has worked in the mortgage and loan industry for over 25 years . Before joining West One, Paul held a number of Senior Management positions at several financial organisations including 8 years with GE Money, 6 years with Money Partners and most recently 5 years with Morgan Stanley Bank where he was responsible for the oversight of the European Residential mortgage business.

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FRANCESCA KINDRAT

LENDING UNDERWRITER TEAM LEADER

Fran was recently appointed West One’s Operations Manager. She joined the company as a lending underwriter back in 2011 and soon worked her way up to Team Leader, overseeing five other underwriters. She brings over seven years’ property sales and lettings experience to the firm having worked at big names like Winkworth’s, Foxton’s and Goldschmidt and Howland.

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LEE CARLING

HEAD OF SERVICING

The opportunity to work alongside some of the biggest industry names was too big to ignore. So Lee joined West One to head up the collections department in 2015. He has worked in finance for his entire career and spent the last 16 years in the mortgage lending environment.

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Michael Grant

Business Development Manager

Michael brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge with a decade of financial knowhow. This stems from working for one of the largest brokerage firms in the UK and A highly renowned Lender. This with in itself has given Michael the platform within his current role as our Business Development Manager to grow our business for now and the foreseeable future.

Marie Grundy

Marie Grundy

Sales Director

Marie joined West One in 2017, to lead Sales across all West One’s lending products. She brings deep knowledge of the specialist mortgage finance world, in both lending and broking. Most recently, she was Managing Director of second charge mortgage master broker, V Loans.

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Jim Nash

Business Development

Jim has worked within Financial Services for more years than he cares to admit. Previously having worked for a Family Office in London, GE Money, Money Partners , Lloyds Bank and a several years Self Employed as an IFA. This has given Jim an insight into a multitude of aspects of Financial Services. These experiences make sure he is well-positioned and able to deal with Brokers and add value to West One and help take the Business forward.

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CHERYL LEVY

HEAD OF INVESTOR SERVICES

Cheryl brings many years of experience to managing our ever expanding portfolio of investors. She is the engine room of West One’s privately funded investment model. From investor on-boarding to ensuring funds are appropriately deployed, Cheryl is the lynch pin between investors and loan opportunities.

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JACKIE STEEL

GROUP COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Jackie has oversight of the compliance functions across the whole Enra group. She has over 15 years of experience in compliance management and before joining Enterprise she worked as a both Compliance Manager at GE Money, and Senior Compliance Officer at Countrywide. Jackie holds a Diploma in compliance and is also CeMAP and CerGI qualified.

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MICHAEL HARNETT

HEAD OF COMPLIANCE

Michael oversees Enterprise’s regulatory and compliance functions. Previously, he worked as Head of Compliance for a UK-based debt purchaser. Here he managed their transition from the OFT to FCA regime. He also knows the Irish and European markets, having worked at Bank of Ireland and Zurich Life, as well as a Dublin-based mortgage broker.

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JASON SHEAD

HEAD OF RISK - SHORT-TERM LENDING

Jason joined as Lending Underwriter in 2014 but soon became Risk Manager. He provides risk and regulation oversight across the business having spent 15 years in finance, mostly in specialist lending. His experience includes mandated underwriting across all mortgage types, as well as asset management and loan servicing.

Ed McAra, Head of Risk – Term Lending

Ed McAra

Head of Risk – Term Lending

Ed joined West One to help build our term lending division. He brings over 25 years’ experience in the mortgage and loan industry, having previously held senior roles at GE Money, Money Partners and most recently Fortwell Capital where he was Head of Underwriting and Credit.

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CLIVE SMALLEY

GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR

Clive joined Enra in 2016 as Finance Director.