Benjamin Philips - Head of Property Lending

Benjamin joined Alpha Property Lending in 2015 and since then he has written in excess of £200m of lending. As Head of Property Lending, Benjamin has oversight for all transactions, ranging from financing the development of luxury homes near Glasgow, to the redevelopment of an office block in East London to provide affordable apartments. Benjamin has also provided facilities to assist with the development of hotels and the refinancing of existing care and hospitality assets. Benjamin has grown the team from one person to its current size and has been instrumental in the diversification of the loan book by asset class. Benjamin was also responsible for introducing the mezzanine finance product to Alpha Property Lending’s offering.

Before joining Alpha, Benjamin worked for an alternative lender backed by one of the largest private equity funds in the world and for the UK subsidiary of a major middle eastern bank.