Izard will be responsible for building the profile of Investec’s high net worth and professional mortgage offering within the intermediary market.
With over 25 years experience of marketing to intermediaries, Izard has held senior positions at HBOS, GMAC-RFC, start-up lender Portillion and Saffron Building Society. During his most recent position at Harrods Bank, Izard successfully relaunched its high net worth mortgage offering to the intermediary space.
Izard said: “Investec Private Banking has extensive experience in the high net worth and professional mortgage sector. Its ability to underwrite cases on a bespoke basis, with service excellence at the heart of its offering, makes it a market leader in this field. I am excited by Investec’s ambitions and I look forward to playing my part in continuing its growth and success.”
Jack Jones, head of mortgages at Investec, said: “Peter brings a wealth of experience and will help Investec to increase its profile among intermediaries and grow the business within the high net worth and professional mortgage space.”