HTB appoints Matt Hardy as Midlands BDM

Hampshire Trust Bank (HTB) has appointed Matt Hardy as business development manager (BDM) for the Midlands within its development finance division. 

In his new role, Matt will be responsible for working closely with brokers and HTB’s lending directors and  managers across the region, ensuring that the bank continues to support developers with strong, robust funding in the Midlands. Matt’s role with primarily be focussed on providing a world class service to the Bank’s broker community that we value so highly.  

Matt has extensive experience within the industry, and has held a series of roles across property development, providing him with the insight and expertise required to maintain HTB’s reputation within the industry. 

He will be reporting to Scott Apps, head of distribution for development finance at HTB. 

Matt Hardy, business development manager – Midlands, development finance at HTB commented: 

“I’m really excited to be joining the development finance team at HTB; the opportunity to take on this role was simply too good to ignore. HTB has a fantastic standing within the industry, and I am looking forward to supporting brokers and their clients across the region alongside the lending directors, to help deliver the lending solutions property developers are crying out for. The Bank already has a well-established business in the Midlands, with a dedicated team based in the area in which they serve, and I am delighted to have been given the opportunity of helping that grow further.” 

Scott Apps, head of distribution, development finance, HTB, added:  

“Matt will be a terrific addition to our business development line-up, bringing formidable levels of experience and understanding of precisely what brokers and their clients are looking for from a development finance lender. Across the bank there is a real determination to invest in our staff, to build teams which can deliver the highest possible standards of service to both brokers and their clients, and Matt is a great example of that. 

“We have seen increasing interest in development finance across the Midlands, with developers keen to push on with building homes, and the addition of Matt to our BDM roster means HTB is even better placed to support them in doing just that.”  

If you would like to speak to Matt about HTB’s Development Finance offering, please feel free to reach out to him at [email protected]