Fleet has more than 30 years experience within the mortgage and financial services sector. He held pivotal roles at Skipton Building Society where, as distribution director he was responsible for mortgages across their network of 98 branches, managing their intermediary channels, financial advice division (comprising IFAs Pearson Jones and Torquil Clark) and their mortgage outsourced channel, Homeloan Management.
Prior to Skipton Building Society, Fleet worked for Chase de Vere Financial Solutions, playing a key role in their sale to the AWD group in 2004.
As managing director at AWD Moneyextra, he was instrumental in developing the telephone based mortgage and financial advice propositions as part of Moneyextra.com.
Fleet said he was delighted to be joining John Charcol. “We have a strong entrepreneurial team, highly respected brand, supportive backers and a significant pipeline of opportunities, which means we are well positioned to fulfil our ambitious growth plans.”
Ian Darby, executive chairman of John Charcol added: “Mark brings a wealth of experience and a strong understanding of the mortgage market and opportunities for growth. I am very confident that his experience and drive will deliver even greater success for the John Charcol business over the coming years.”