Karim Peer – Chief Executive Officer
Karim has over 25 years’ experience in growing and building businesses internationally. He has run, as CEO, both private equity backed businesses and those that are listed on the London Stock Exchange. Karim’s background includes running financial services companies and fintech businesses. He has experience living and working in both North and South America and has delivered strong returns to investors and stakeholders in the companies he has developed.
+44 (0)20 3326 9999
Keith Allingham – Administration Director
Keith has over 40 years’ experience in the financial services sector including more than 25 years in loan administration. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. After a career in banking Keith joined Commercial Mortgage Systems in 1990 as Operations Manager before being appointed as Head of Recoveries at Wilshire Servicing Company. In 1999 Keith was part of the team that acquired a UK based third party mortgage administrator with £3.5bn under management on behalf of Crown NorthCorp, a US speciality financial services group. Keith subsequently acted as Head of Operations for Crown before co-founding Wilky Loan Management, a specialist third party loan servicer.
+44 (0)20 3326 9957
Steve Twomey – Director of Servicing
Steve has worked both as a senior asset manager and in operational and IT roles within a number of loan servicing operations. Steve started his career in loan management in 1989 with Mortgage Systems Limited. In 1999 Steve joined Crown Mortgage Management, one of the UK’s largest loan administrators as IT manager before being appointed as a manager within the Special Servicing Arrears team. In 2006 Steve co-founded Wilky Loan Management acting as the primary servicing manager for a £200m specialist mortgage book
+44 (0)20 3326 9958
Philip Taw – Head of Third Party Servicing
Phil has spent over 35 years in a number of differing financial services businesses and gained considerable experience underwriting mainstream, sub-prime and buy to let mortgages. He has dealt with all aspects of the mortgage application process. Phil also spent 3 years in a bank’s Credit Risk Department, dealing with detailed analysis of repossession case files and drafting responses to correspondence from Mortgage Indemnity Guarantee insurers in connection with rejected claims.
+44 (0)20 3326 9980
Kate Jones – Head of Compliance
Kate is an experienced specialist in compliance and risk management having spent 13 years with major insurance companies. She joined HMS in April 2017 and is responsible for all corporate and borrower compliance issues.
+44 (0)20 3326 9997
Trish Hall – Financial Controller
Trish is a CIMA qualified accountant with over 15 years’ experience in multinational organisations. Prior to joining HMS Trish was Head of Financial Operations and Control for Castle Trust banking group.
+44 (0)20 3326 9981
Daryl Gorham – Special Servicing Manager
Daryl is a Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute. He is a property specialist having spent over 30 years in that industry which included over two years managing the property repossessions department for a national agency.
+44 (0)20 3326 9988
Ellen Varney – Primary Servicing Manager
Ellen is fully CEMAP qualified and has spent the last 9 years in the mortgage industry. Her previous roles include Head of Mortgage Processing and Mortgage Consulting.
+44 (0)20 3326 9986