MERA appoints Paul Bembridge as financial director

MERA has appointed Paul Bembridge (pictured) FCMA, MRICS as financial director.

Bembridge will be responsible for managing MERA’s funding lines, driving growth, and progressing the company’s strategic objectives.

Prior to joining MERA, he held key positions at Chancerygate Ltd, CBRE Investment Management and SEGRO plc.

He has overseen full accounting and finance functions, managed financial structures for development projects, and provided strategic input into key business initiatives.

Bembridge said: “I am delighted to be joining MERA at such an exciting stage in their growth.  

“My track record in managing complex financial structures and providing strategic direction aligns perfectly with the company’s goals, and I am looking forward to contributing to MERA’s significant impact in the real estate lending space.”

Edward Matthews, MERA CEO, added: “With a background as a qualified accountant and chartered surveyor, Paul combines academic knowledge with practical experience in real estate.

“His ability to manage key relationships and drive business growth will help take MERA to the next level in our mission to become the market leading non-bank real estate lender.”