Will Powell

Downing Property Finance appoints new investment director

Downing Property Finance has appointed Will Powell as an investment director, continuing its expansion of the development finance team.

Powell will be responsible for originating new development finance transactions across England and Wales, as Downing aims to be the leading lending partner for brokers and developers throughout the UK.

He brings over 10 years of experience in the development finance sector, having been an early member of the Hampshire Trust Bank property finance team, where he worked closely with brokers and developers.

Powell said: “I am looking forward to reconnecting with my broker and developer network as part of the team at Downing Property Finance as we build on strong growth based on the team’s reputation for excellent service and the company’s strong capital position.

“Downing’s focus on providing streamlined financing solutions and making property finance funding simple, straightforward, and sustainable is delivering success for our current and future clients and I am excited to be part of the team.”

Parik Chandra, head of specialist lending at Downing, added: “The appointment of Will continues the expansion of our team and we are confident he will make a major contribution as we continue to grow our business.

“We constantly seek outstanding talent to join our ranks through our recruitment strategy, which values a blend of relationship management, sales acumen, and credit expertise.”