Q. Summarise your role at The Mortgage Lender and how you help customers?
A. Provide on-site underwriting expertise at packagers premises, assisting and supporting brokers and case handlers to minimise application to offer time.
Q. Describe yourself in three words?
A. Professional, dependable and friendly.
Q. Most surprising item on your CV?
A. That Iâ€™ve been working for the last 5 decades!
Q. What do you think is The Mortgage Lenderâ€™s greatest strength?
A. Having an open mind when it comes to looking at each customerâ€™s requirements, circumstances and security, then underwriting them individually.
Q. What five items couldnâ€™t you live without?
A. My hair dryer, lipstick, mascara, high heels and of course a gin and tonic at the end of a busy day!
Q. Whatâ€™s is the most important attribute of an underwriter?
A. Undoubtedly experience with the ability to use common sense and make sound commercial decisions!
Q. If you won ÂŁ10 million tomorrow, what would you do with it?
A. Buy a tropical island and retire.
Q. Whatâ€™s your guilty pleasure?
A. Chocolate, particularly Terryâ€™s orange.
Q. Biggest compliment youâ€™ve ever received from a customer?
A. Thereâ€™s too many to choose one.
Q. Whatâ€™s the most surprising part of your role?
A. How enjoyable and easy it is.
Q. What would be your superhero power?
Q. Final thoughtâ€¦
A. Underwriting is not rocket science, itâ€™s just common sense.
Q. Brad Pitt or Gerard Butler?
A. Definitely Gerard butler
Q. Designer or high street?
Q. Mastermind or The Chase?
A. The Chase
Q. Daily Mail or Daily Telegraph?
A. Daily mail winds me up! â€“ it has to be daily Telegraph
Q. Madras or Korma?
Thereâ€™s plenty more where that came from. These ones are on us.
Friday 3rd September 2021
Quick Fire Friday with… Jill Dickinson, change and release manager at The Mortgage Lender
Friday 30th July 2021
Quick Fire Friday with Katie Haley, regional underwriter at The Mortgage Lender
Friday 2nd July 2021