Grundy was previously MD at master broker V Loans, which was closed in November after ‘significant transition’ undergone by the second charge market since the Mortgage Credit Directive in March last year.
Grundy was at V Loans for nine years and worked closely with mortgage intermediaries and networks during this time to offer bespoke second charge and bridging solutions.
Prior to this, Marie was the head of sales for second charge lender SPPL after careers at Yorkshire Building Society and Accord Mortgages.
During her time at V Loans, Grundy was elected by the Association of Finance Brokers in 2013 onto the board of the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries to represent its interests.
Stephen Wasserman, managing director of West One, said: “We’re delighted to have Marie on board, bringing not only her extensive knowledge of the industry, but also deep relationships with brokers and master brokers. As a board member of the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries for over three years, Marie is a well-recognised and respected figure in the specialist lending industry, and we’re sure she will significantly enhance our business development team, as a continuation of a process we began in 2016.”
Danny Waters, CEO of West One’s parent company, Enra Group, added: “As our group looks to expand its lending proposition beyond the market-leading position we have in bridging finance, it’s vital we build our sales capability accordingly. Marie’s appointment is a major step in that direction, and I look forward to her helping us drive our business forward.”