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MEET THE TEAM

THE REAL PEOPLE,

MAKING REAL DECISIONS.

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Michael Stratton
CEO & Founder

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Michael founded MS Lending Group in January 2021 and prior to that has over 13 years’ experience in the secured industry. His previous role includes over 10 years at the UK’s largest specialist lender, Together.

 

He is experienced in managing and maintaining large accounts, and has strong corporate relationships.

Michael’s day to day is focused on business growth and the overall direction of the business, however he still gets a buzz and thoroughly enjoys maintaining relationships with brokers and direct customers and seeing a deal through from enquiry to completion.

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Diane Moore
Head of Operations

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Diane heads up the operational side of MS Lending Group. With twenty years of operational expertise, Diane looks after the efficiency of the business, how we can enhance customer experiences and leads our team's development.

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Alexandra Stratton
CMO & Shareholder

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Alex is responsible for managing the development and execution of marketing initiatives to build the MS Lending Group brand.

 

Having previously worked for a host of brands including Lloyds and Halifax Bank, Alex has won numerous industry awards for her campaigns.

 

In addition to seeking partnership opportunities, Alex is a lead in strategy, ideation and collaboration. 

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Matt Blake
Non-Exec Board Member

With over 20 years industry experience devising and delivering firms diverse funding platforms. He brings huge experience and inspiration to the team.

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Stephen Alcock
Finance Director

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Over 25 years' experience across accountancy, corporate finance, and banking. Big fan of red wine, boats, fishing, squash and being King of the BBQ.

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Alice Birtwell
Executive Assistant to CEO

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Alice keeps everyone and everything organised so that the rest of the team can deliver the best service to our clients.

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Adam Tauber
Head of Sales

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Experienced in all areas of the lending market both lending and broker side, Adam is a huge asset to the team.

 

He is responsible for the development of the sales team and in turn the growth of the business.

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Lee Moran
Relationship Manager
The South

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With 8 years experience in property finance covering regulated mortgages, bridging and development finance working for a bank and specialist lenders, Lee brings a wealth of experience to the team.

 

His main responsibilities are to build upon new and existing broker relationships, with a focus of originating new business and seeing it through to completion.

 

In his spare time he enjoys playing cricket and tennis, badly in his own opinion, but it’s the taking part that matters right?

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Beth is our super organised and cheerful internal relationship manager. When she’s not rollin’ through your enquiries and getting the job done wheely quickly she spends her spare time at the roller skate rink!

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Beth Kellett
Internal Relationship Manager

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Aimee Everton
Senior Business Processor

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Heading up the business processing team. Aimee has a huge attention to detail and is extremely well organised.

 

When not processing all of your deals from start to finish. Aimee also enjoys thrifting and up cycling.

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Tobias Williams
Business Processor

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A keen traveller, and supporting the wrong Reds. Tobias also is a key part of the business processing team ensuring your deals complete on time, every time.

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Eleanor Kenworthy
Business Processor

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Another wrong Red in the business, however a great asset to the processing team! Ellie uses her fast pace and agility from the netball court as she attentively processes the legal side of the business.

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Mike Watson
Senior Underwriter

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Bolstering the impressive underwriting team. Having worked both broker and lender side. Mike has over 10 years' experience in the industry.

 

Responsible for evaluating each case and its risks, away from the office Mike enjoys movies and gaming.

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Sam Bryce
Underwriter

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Probably the most organised person you will ever meet. Sam has taken to the lending industry like a duck to water and his knowledge and eagerness just grows and grows.

 

Sam is responsible for looking at each case, and assessing the risk for the business.

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Danielle Withnell
Business Processor

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Keen to always get stuck in, Danielle is a breath of fresh air in the office. With her always cheery personality shining through, Danielle ensures no task is beyond her limits and is an extremely helpful member of the team.

 

Danielle is an asset to the case management team and will ensure your application is complete and accurate at every stage of the process.

 

In seeing how quickly she bonded with our Head of Happiness, Bruno, convinced us she would be a perfect addition to our team.

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Fay Cripps
Asset Manager

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Fay is at the core of our MS Lending Group HQ. Having worked her way across most roles Fay now heads up asset management. She liaises with clients, solicitors and receivers to ensure loans are redeemed on time.

 

Fay is a great support to the rest of the team.

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Isabel Robbins
Assistant Asset Manager

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Izzy deals with the back book and ensuring redemptions are made on time.

 

Thankfully, Izzy can leave running round with a stick in hand to when she is playing hockey at the weekend.

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Joseph Lonsdale
Finance Assistant

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Football, Ford Mustangs, Flying (the plane himself!), and of course, Finance!

 

Joe is our finance assistant, incredible mathematical skills, and a great team player, with many interests outside of work which conveniently all begin with an F.

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Jayden Jaiswal
Finance Assistant

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Jayden is a fantastic asset to our finance team with a strong background in accounting. Not only extremely organised with a keen eye for detail, with a coffee in hand he’s unstoppable.

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Max Gregory
Marketing Content Strategist

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Max looks after our social media and marketing channels, looking for new and innovative ways to keep our audience engaged, and spread the word about MS Lending Group.

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Bruno
Head of Happiness

Bru ensures the team remain happy and engaged in the office, whether it’s a paw of reassurance or a pant of approval.

 

Bruno enjoys greeting guests in the office, although you can sometimes catch him sleeping on the job.

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