The Tipton has appointed Joanna Hampson (pictured) as a business development manager.

Hampson, who joins from Pepper Money UK, will work across the Home Counties.

Prior to this, she spent over two years with Countrywide Mortgages where she helped customers source mortgage and protection products.

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According to the lender, this appointment reflects its strategy of building its presence and delivering value to brokers across the UK.

Richard Groom, head of mortgage sales at the Tipton, said: “Joanna is another great addition to our business development team who brings experience of both direct lending and the broker market.

“Her appointment once again reinforces our commitment to actively invest in growing our business.”

Hampson added: “I’m delighted to be joining the Tipton which has a great reputation for niche lending particularly later life and first-time buyers through its family assist.

“It’s also great to be joining an experienced team who are committed to the broker market and I’m really looking forward to supporting brokers across the Home Counties and surrounding areas.”