Castle Trust Bank has appointed of Paula Dowson (pictured) to the newly created role of regional account manager for the North of England.

Dowson has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services, working in both high street and specialist lender including Glenhawk, Together, and Northern Rock.

In the new position of regional account manager for the North of England, Dowson will help to consolidate and expand Castle Trust Bank’s footprint across the whole of England and Wales.

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Rob Oliver, sales director at Castle Trust Bank, said: “I’m delighted that Paula has joined Castle Trust Bank.

“Having worked with her before, I know that she will quickly become a huge asset to the business, helping us to increase our reach to a greater number of brokers, enabling even more Buy to Let investors to access the finance they need to maximise their returns.”

Paula Dowson commented on her appointment: “I’m excited to be joining Castle Trust Bank.

“It’s a lender with a reputation for being ambitious and innovative in the solutions it delivers to property investors, and I’m very much looking forward to introducing them to both existing and new contacts in the North.”