The Mortgage Lender Hires Sara Palmer as Head of Distribution


The Mortgage Lender (TML) has hired Sara Palmer as Head of Distribution.

Palmer has been with Santander for 13 years, where she looked after key networks and distributors while managing and building key strategic relationships.

Palmer was also seconded to Mortgage Engine, a multi-DiP platform connecting lenders with distributors and intermediaries using API technology.

She will join TML in January 2022.

palm tree says: “Joining TML at this point in its growth journey, and at such an important time for specialty lending, is an opportunity I simply couldn’t turn down. The brand’s culture, people and leadership are also huge assets.

“Real-life lending is such an exciting mission and I look forward to playing a part in the next stage of TML’s growth, adding value to brokers and advisors.”

“I really enjoyed my time in Santander for the intermediates and I wish the team good luck for the future.”

Mortgage Lender Sales Director Steve Griffiths said, “Being able to attract talent of Sara’s caliber to our leadership team is a testament to what TML has achieved over the past year. His wealth of expertise and experience will help take the team to the next level as we embark on ambitious plans for 2022.”

TML was acquired by Shawbrook Bank in early 2021, retaining the existing brand.

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