The role is part of the mutual’s growth plans to become a top ten lender and Hunnisett will report to Skipton’s head of business development Paul Fenn. In her role, she will also oversee the lender’s new build proposition.
She will be based in Ashford, Kent.
Hunnissett has worked at Skipton since 2017 as its BDM for London and the South East. During her tenure she has helped launch Skipton’s national webinar series which has had over 6,740 registrations in both its spring and summer series.
She also won Skipton’s BDM and colleague of the year and is also a member of the lender’s diversity and inclusion sounding board.
Hunnissett has worked in the mortgage industry since 2013, starting out as a mortgage broker.
Hunnissett said: “I am passionate about the mortgage intermediary market and dedicated to the value that we bring to real people’s lives through our work and I am committed to promote inclusion and making financial services accessible and representative of the communities we serve.”
“I love that in this industry we openly embrace change, there are so many exciting things on the horizon in the mortgage sector from product innovation to technology disruptors to modern methods of construction.
“Wherever you look there is something new to see. It’s a great time be involved in the UK mortgage market, we are all so very lucky,” she added.