Aldermore expands team

Reporting to Simon Knowles, head of property development, Ian is responsible for liaising with specialist finance brokers, working across North West, Yorkshire and North Wales, to source, evaluate and structure potential new development finance opportunities.

Pickering is based in Cheshire and has more than 11 years’ experience gained in the Development Finance market.

Most recently, Pickering was commercial underwriting manager for Lancashire Mortgage Corporation and has also worked for Davenham Property Finance where he spent nine years working as a senior property manager, client relationship director, underwriter and business development manager.

He said: “I’m delighted to have joined Aldermore, which is really making its presence felt in the development finance market.

“Aldermore’s Property Development division has ambitious targets for the year ahead and I’m looking forward to helping it become a leading player in this market."

Knowles added: “I’m delighted to welcome Ian to the team and wish him every success for the future.

“He is well known in the Commercial Finance market and I have no doubt that his considerable experience will stand him in good stead.”