IMLA elects 2023 Management Committee members

01 December 2022

  • Jeremy Duncombe, Accord Mortgages, retains his place as Chair
  • Richard Beardshaw, HSBC, elected as Deputy Chair

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has elected its Management Committee for 2023, consisting of five elected directors and four co-opted directors.

Jeremy Duncombe, Managing Director of Accord mortgages will serve his second term as Chair of the Committee. He is now joined by Richard Beardshaw, Head of Sales, Mortgage Intermediaries at HSBC, who has been elected as Deputy Chair; Andrew Dean, Head of Intermediary Support and New Build at Nationwide, who will take on the role of Finance Director; Louisa Sedgwick, Managing Director, Specialist Mortgages at Hampshire Trust Bank; and Carolyn Thornley-Yates, Head of Mortgage Proposition and Distribution at Hinckley and Rugby Building Society.

The four co-opted Directors are: Paul Adams, Sales Director at Pepper Money; Marie Catch, Head of Mortgage Market Development at Legal and General Home Finance; Paul Fenn, Director, Business Development at Skipton Building Society and Nicola Goldie, Head of National Accounts at Virgin Money.

The election was held in October, with the results announced at the AGM on 24th November. The new Committee takes office with effect from 1st January 2023.

Kate Davies, Executive Director of IMLA, comments

“It is a great pleasure to welcome those who are new to the Management Committee, and to congratulate those who have been re-elected for 2023. We also owe a special vote of thanks to Kevin Purvey, who is standing down from the Management Committee after 10 consecutive years, two of which as Chair. We are enormously grateful to Kevin for his immense contribution to IMLA and delighted that he will remain on our Executive Committee as representative for Coventry Building Society.

“I am confident that the new Committee, chaired by Jeremy, will be able to build on the exceptional work undertaken during 2022 to grow our representation within the sector and deliver further benefits to all our members.”

For further information please contact:

Tom Stewart-Walvin, Rostrum
Tel: +44 (0)7855 689 302

Notes to Editors

About IMLA

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) is the trade association that represents mortgage lenders who lend to UK consumers and businesses via the broker channel. Its membership of 52 banks, building societies and specialist lenders include 18 of the 20 largest UK mortgage lenders (measured by gross lending) and account for about 90% of mortgage lending (91.6% of balances and 92.8% of gross lending).

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