United Trust Bank expands bridging sales team


“His knowledge of the unregulated industry will also be put to good use as growing UTB’s unregulated bridging business is a key focus for 2022.”



Craig will support brokers operating in the South West, South Wales and the M4 Corridor.

Craig has held senior positions with lenders and brokers during his 10 years in the real estate finance industry, building strong relationships with brokers, real estate investors and developers. Most recently, Craig was Regional Sales Manager at Ultimate Finance and worked with brokers including One 77 Mortgages, Clifton Private Finance and SPF Private Clients.

The news follows the recent appointment of Owen Bentley as head of sales for bridging.

Owen Bentley commented: “Craig has experience in the lending and brokerage area of ​​the industry and has valuable knowledge of what both need to close a deal. His knowledge of the unregulated sector will also be put to good use as the development of UTB’s unregulated bridging activity is a key target for 2022.

“Craig will be supporting brokers operating in my old patch in South West and South Wales and I am delighted that he will continue to develop relationships with the brokers I have known for many years and introduce UTB to a brand new audience. through their own established contacts. This is a very exciting time for UTB as we build on a successful 2021 and look to further improve our products and services this year.