Catalyst Property Finance announces three new industry hires

Jun 11, 2019Press Release

Principal lender, Catalyst Property Finance, has today announced three new appointments within its head office team; boosting Business Development with a new Client Relationship Manager and bolstering the Credit Risk Team with a Credit Analyst and a Credit Analyst & Servicing Manager.

The lender has hired talent from the finance and property sectors to ensure great service. James Farge joins from Edwards, Martyn Balsom from Teacher’s Building Society, and Amy Rickman from Magellan.

Chris Fairfax, CEO at Catalyst Property Finance says: “Since our launch in early 2018, our bridging business has grown at an incredible pace. My team and I have been scouring the south coast to find the just right people, Catalyst people, who are both experienced and passionate about property finance.

Fairfax continued: James’ role is to work closely with our brokers and customers, to originate new lending opportunities. Martyn and Amy both join us with strong experience in underwriting specialist loans. All three have hit the ground running and will help us ensure the very best bridging loan service as we continue to grow our business.”

James Farge, Client Relationship Manager at Catalyst Property Finance commented: “Ever since my first meeting with Chris it has been evident that this is a business which has huge potential with the backing of an experienced and growing team. I am excited to see where we can take the organisation over the coming years, with our competitive products and customer centered approach I have no doubt we will see the meteoric growth plans we have set.”

Martyn Balsom, Credit Analyst at Catalyst Property Finance commented: “This is an exciting time to join the Catalyst team. It was a very hard decision for me to leave Teacher’s however after meeting with Chris I felt the opportunity to join Catalyst was one I couldn’t turn down.”

Amy Rickman, Credit Analyst and Servicing Manager at Catalyst Property Finance commented: “Having worked in the finance industry for over 7 years, I was ready for a new challenge to develop my career further. I was introduced to Catalyst and excited by the opportunity they presented. It is my hope to play an integral role as the lender grows its short term lending business”