Find your BDM

Our ten strong Business Development team are experts in the specialist markets Hodge service and cover England, Scotland and Wales. To ensure you get the support you need, all our brokers have 2 dedicated Business Development Managers. One in the field and one on a telephony basis.

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Andrea Roberts

National account manager North

Andrea took over as National Account Manager in 2021 and has over 25 years’ experience in financial services, having held a similar role recently at Principality Building Society in the North of England. Andrea is passionate about broker education, making sure they have the knowledge and expertise to enable them to organically grow their business in the specialist lending sector. She is responsible for maintaining and building relationships with our key distribution networks and mortgage club partners in the North region.

James Enos

National Account manager South

James joined the team at Hodge in November 2019 and was promoted to National Account Manager, South in 2021. He has spent more than 20 years in financial services working for organisations including Principality and Just Mortgages. James prides himself on providing the highest levels of service and is responsible for maintaining and building relationships with our key distribution networks and mortgage club partners in the South region.

Donna Spence

Business Development Manager –Northern England & Scotland

Donna joined the team in 2019 and has over 12 years’ experience in financial service working as an adviser and a BDM across the specialist mortgage market. Donna is a firm believer that service is key to building relationships and supporting brokers.

Kate Morgan

Telephony Business Development Manager – Northern England & Scotland

Kate has been with Hodge since the start of 2019 and became part of the business development team in September 2021, her previous experience means she is armed with a great knowledge of Hodge and the markets in which we operate, she’s passionate about building strong relationships with brokers and providing first-class customer service.

Stuart Ottery

Business Development Manager – Wales & South West

Stuart joined in 2021 and brings 15 years’ experience in financial services where he’s worked with a variety of lenders across both high street and specialist markets including Principality, Coventry, Precise and Kent Reliance. Stuart thrives on developing relationships with intermediary partners, and believes in delivering the highest level of service to all.

Brad Street

Business Development Manager – M4 Corridor & South

Brad joined Hodge in March 2019 bringing over 20 years’ experience with both mainstream and specialist lenders including Pepper Money. He is passionate about providing exceptional support and will go over and above to help.

Cara Thompson

Telephone Business Development Manager – M4 Corridor and South

Cara joined the team at the beginning of 2021 having previously worked in various roles within the financial services and new build housing industries. Cara has a passion for providing excellent customer service and is aware of the pressures that can be faced by brokers.

Joe Morriss

Telephone Business Development Manager – Wales & South West

Joe joined the team in January 2017 and has extensive experience of business development, he thrives on supporting brokers enabling them to grow their business and help their clients.

Abenaa Afari

Business Development Manager – London & South East

Abenaa joined the team in October 2017 and has over 9 years’ experience across intermediary support and relationship management. Abenaa is dedicated to supporting and growing Hodge’s adviser communities.

Alan Crawley

Telephone Business Development Manager – London & South East

Alan has 18 years’ experience in financial services and joined Hodge in 2021. He previously worked at Barclays for 14 years in a variety of roles including broker support, key network, telephony business development and mortgage sales.

Lee Weston

Head of Business Development

Lee has over 20 years’ experience in Financial Services including 10 years in mortgage sales and regulatory oversight at Barclays. He joined Hodge in 2017 to set up the Business Development Desk and now heads up the Sales team.

Claire Ford

Business Development Team Leader

Claire joined the team in 2017 but has worked at Hodge since 2013, starting out in Customer Services. Claire has extensive operational and product knowledge and is now responsible for managing the Telephony Based Business Development Managers and Business Development Executives, ensuring they provide our brokers with the highest levels of service.