Shawbrook appoints BDM for Scotland

McDermid will be tasked with developing broker and introducer networks and growing business in the region.

He said: “I am delighted to have the opportunity to join Shawbrook at such an exciting time, to support Scottish brokers and develop this region.

“I hope to bring the benefit of my local experience to really drive new business and look forward to working with the rest of the sales team to contribute towards Shawbrook’s impressive growth.”

McDermid spent nine years working as a relationship manager at the Bank of Scotland, while he also worked with its real estate division where he supported brokers and was responsible for generating sales.

He has a diploma in financial services and a certificate in real estate – both from the Institute of Bankers in Scotland.

Karen Bennett, sales and marketing director, commercial mortgages, Shawbrook Bank said: “Shawbrook is delighted to welcome Peter as a new BDM.

“We are receiving an increasing number of enquiries from brokers across Scotland and it’s fantastic that we now have a dedicated BDM in place to help support them and deliver for their clients.

“Peter really is the perfect fit for the role, with his extensive experience in relationship building and expert knowledge of local property, we’re excited about extending our reach across the country.”