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From helping aspiring homeowners find the right deal, to partnering with experienced builders and developers to recognise and implement growth opportunities, we have a deep knowledge on all areas of the property market. With a friendly, proactive and straight-talking UK based team; we believe that excellent communication is a key ingredient in keeping our clients informed every step of the way, and you’re always guaranteed honest advice with an accurate summary of what is achievable.

You can learn more about each member of our team below by reading through the bios, but of course, if you’d prefer to speak to us about your needs and understand exactly how we can help you, please call us today on 0330 094 5476 or email .

Roger Lane

Chief Executive

Roger was one of the original founders of Charles Derby Group who were acquired by Quilter plc during February 2019. As Chief Executive Officer of Charles Derby Mortgage Bureau, launched in January 2017 to be a standalone business, he will use all his experience to ensure the business enhances its reputation further still and become the UK market leading mortgage advisory business. Starting his early career as a mortgage adviser, a while ago, Roger has been tied, restricted and IFA in his career. Qualified to level 4 and finding time to fit in a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Essex.

Tony Nunn

National Sales Director

Tony has over 30yrs experience in Financial Services and joined Charles Derby Mortgage Bureau in 2016 to take up the reins as Sales Director. He also has experience in the Wealth Management IFA arena and is Level 4 Diploma qualified and a certified mortgage professional as accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute. Given his background he understands what good looks like and is extremely client centric.

Peter Matthews

Business Development Director

As new Business Development Director Peter’s extensive senior experience is vital to quickly establishing Charles Derby Mortgage Bureau as a specialist mortgage brokerage. During his career, Peter has developed an impressive network of contacts within the New Build and overseas markets as well as the mortgage industry in general and has excellent working relationships across all lender types. Peter completely understands the market and is in tune with what Introducers and Lenders expect from a first-class mortgage advisory business.

Roger Philips

New Build Director

Roger has over 22yrs experience in the New Build business and is the newest addition to the Charles Derby Mortgage Bureau board of Director’s. He brings with him the Hurst Partners brand and they will continue to operate as their own brand but as a trading style of Charles Derby Mortgage Bureau. Roger pioneered the first shared equity scheme and as such brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and vital industry contacts to the table.

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