HEAD OF UnderwritinG
Sarah joined Pivot in 2016 to oversee the underwriting team, ensuring transactions fit within the company risk appetite, as well as complying with all company policy and procedures. It is Sarah’s responsibility to ensure the company credit policy remains effective, yet competitive within the sector. She is a familiar face at industry events and conferences, ensuring Pivot remain up to date with all advances in regulation, law and compliance.
With almost 15 years’ experience in property finance, Sarah is well versed in assessing transaction risk and therefore sits on Pivot’s Credit Committee with Mani and Shahil.
Prior to joining Pivot, Sarah spent the majority of her career at Bank of London and the Middle East focusing on underwriting large development and residential loans of up to £25m for HNWI’s, offshore SPV’s, Trusts and developers. She holds an Islamic Finance Qualification and is used to dealing with complicated Sharia compliant structures.
Sarah won the Highly Commended award for Underwriter of the Year at the 2018 Bridging & Commercial Awards and also sits on the board of the Association of Short Term Lenders