BlueZest is a lending company, with technology at our core, that is on a mission to modernise lending. We are working hard to reinvent the end-to-end secured lending process making access to funds pain-free through the use of modern technologies and innovative solutions, with a vision to deliver a new mortgage within 60 minutes.
BlueZest’s highly experienced management team is a perfect marriage of lending specialists and technology experts. With a combined mortgage lending experience of well over 100 years, our team has oodles of financial services and technology experience and all believe that putting the customer at the forefront of decisions is the right way forward.
Chief Technology Officer
John leads, develops, builds and manages all of our websites, systems and IT. He ensures the application process is tip-top for our customers.
He has 30 years of experience building and delivering credit risk and fraud decision making capabilities to lenders worldwide. John co-founded IRP (purchased by BlueZest), helping both lenders and credit bureaus to develop and enhance their data and decision capabilities.
Chief Information Officer
Chris is responsible for delivering great customer service through all of our operations, processes, service delivery and how we use data.
With over 20 years of experience in exploiting credit and marketing data, Chris brings extensive experience of the automation of mortgage application processing and customer management. Chris was a founding partner at IRP (purchased by BlueZest). He is a Chartered Systems Engineer.
Director of Risk & Compliance
Sue uses her regulatory and governance experience to ensure we always do things the right way for our customers.
She has worked in financial services for over 25 years in a legal, compliance or risk capacity. She has held Director level and FCA approved positions, has extensive experience of lending, outsourcing, and governance.
Director of Funding
Robert ensures we have access to the right funding to provide great products and cost effective mortgages to our customers.
A founding member of BlueZest who manages its subsidiary, BlueZest Finance Limited. Rob entered banking in 1999 and developed a strong expertise in funding and refinancing of mortgage assets at Morgan Stanley, Bear Stearns and Investec Bank.
Steve is an experienced investor in financial services and mortgage lending, having been an investor and board member of Pepper Home Loans during their successful UK launch.
Jonathan was a senior executive at companies such as Bankers Trust, UBS, Bear Stearns, Rabobank, JP Morgan, Solent Capital Partners. He was an investor and board member of Pepper Home Loans during their successful UK launch.
Andy brings his experience as a senior executive at several leading banks and mortgage companies including Investec, Kensington Mortgages, Rooftop Mortgages, Bear Stearns, NatWest.
Mark brings his experience in the structured finance market where he was a senior executive at companies like Blackstone, Harbourmaster Capital, Bear Stearns, ABN AMRO, NatWest.