Gateway makes Hanley valuation panel manager

Gateway manages a nationwide network of affiliated firms of chartered surveyors, alongside its own in-house surveying business, Sonas Surveyors.

David Lownds, head of risk at the Hanley, said: “The careful management of our valuation process is a crucial and an integral part of our mortgage lending business, and we were particularly impressed with Gateway’s attention to detail and its commitment to risk management.

“The senior management team at Gateway is highly experienced and well respected within the industry for its focus on quality and service delivery.”

Mel Kettle, director, client services at Gateway, added: “The Hanley is an important client to us and our appointment reflects the progress we have made in becoming a major provider of panel management and valuation services to the UK lending industry.”