LENDY has appointed former JP Morgan banker Kieran O’Connor (pictured) as its new chief financial officer.
O’Connor is joining the peer-to-peer property platform from growth and special situations fund Cortin Capital Partners.
Prior to Cortin he worked for credit fund CQS and as a member of the structured credit team at JP Morgan.
“We are delighted to welcome Kieran to Lendy, as we continue to strengthen and expand the business,” said Lendy chief executive Liam Brooke.
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“Kieran brings with him a wealth of expertise across investment banking and private debt fund management.
“All of us at Lendy are really looking forward to working with Kieran and drawing on his breadth of experience as Lendy continues to mature as a business.”
In addition, Lendy has appointed Michael Perry as business development manager.
Perry was a commercial broker at Enness Private Clients, a high net worth focused mortgage broker, and has also spent time working for The Co-Operative Bank as a private banker.
“Lendy has built a number of good relationships with developers and brokers, and I am looking forward to working with the team to continue to provide great opportunities for investors,” said Perry.