English joins from Williams & Glyn where he was national head of specialist banking and mortgage distribution and was previously with Santander and Lloyds Banking Group.
He will be responsible for all teams, field and telephone based, delivering advice across the full range of later life lending propositions and report directly to Will Hale, Key Retirement’s CEO.
Will Hale, CEO, Key Retirement (pictured) said: “With the equity release and broader later life lending markets continuing to grow rapidly, it is essential that we have the right leaders in place to make sure we continue to evolve our advice proposition and offer a consistently high level of service to our customers.”
He continued: “Ian brings with him extensive knowledge of the regulated mortgage market and will use this experience to help us continue to build our offering and develop our people. He will be a great asset to our team as well as our customers and I look forward to working with him.”
Ian English, advice delivery director, Key Retirement said: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Key Retirement at such an exciting time.”
“The equity release market is going from strength to strength and I look forward to working with the team to ensure that customers continue to be able to rely on us to help them make the right choices around their property wealth in later life,” he added.