Roma Finance, the bridging and development finance lender, has appointed Colin Snowdon previously Managing Director at Pepper Money, as Board Advisor.
Colin has extensive high level experience in financial services and specialist lending, having held a number of senior and board roles at new start-ups and established lenders.
Throughout his career Colin has taken a particular interest in developing market propositions relevant to the needs of brokers and borrowers and has unrivalled experience of developing, launching and leading lending businesses.
His greatest interests are in sales, distribution, product development and marketing, with a keen understanding of underwriting and operations in a successful lending business.
At Roma Finance, Colin will be helping to steer company strategy in a competitive and buoyant bridging market and working with the Board to continue Roma’s success into the future through product innovation, technical advancement and service delivery.
Roma Finance recently reported the launch of a unique bridge to term mortgage and were the first bridging lender to use Open Banking.
Scott Marshall, Managing Director at Roma Finance, commented: “I’m delighted to welcome Colin to the Roma team. His lifetime of experience in the lending industry will help us formulate strategies for continuing success in the bridging sector. We have ambitious targets for growth and to further innovate using technology and service processes to take the business forward, and Colin will be instrumental in making these plans happen.”
Colin Snowdon said: ”Roma’s solid financial base and the breadth of funding lines stand out for me in a crowded market. Scott and the team have built a great business with significant growth prospects and I’m really looking forward to helping them unlock this potential.” I’m also impressed by the number of product and technology innovations they’ve brought to market and am delighted to be able to contribute to their future plans”.