Our Sales Team

We’ll help more of your customers find their place

There’s a range of support available to our intermediaries, including our experienced team of BDMs, and direct access to a Case Owner that helps make lending decisions.

We take a more human approach to underwriting, to build a truer picture and reach a fairer outcome. We design products that are easy to understand and simple to place. We strive to make each interaction you have with us easier than the one before. And we share valuable insight and expertise that give you an edge and build your reputation.

That’s why you’ll always find us with our doors and our minds wide open. Ready to challenge convention, read between the lines and see the story behind the numbers. We will find a place for your case with a path to success for your customers and your business.

Firsts Team

Our Regional Development Managers


Lewis Wheeler

Regional Development Manager

Lewis has 12 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He enjoys being able to help brokers in converting their specialist cases through to completion.

Richard Pugh

Regional Development Manager

Richard has more than 16 years’ experience working in financial services, having previously worked as a mortgage consultant for Nationwide, providing advice on mortgage and insurance solutions for families.

Paul Drinkwater

Regional Development Manager

With 30 years’ experience in the industry. He loves growing relationships with brokers and enabling them to help their customers find a solution to their mortgage needs.

Max Hill

Regional Development Manager

With over 10 years industry experience, having worked as a broker and BDM, Max is well placed to provide brokers with the support they need to place specialist cases.
Sam Bickerton

Sam Bickerton

Regional Development Manager

Sam has more than 12 years’ experience in financial services, having held several business development roles in that time. He can support brokers with those cases that fall outside the mould of the high street.
Alex hall

Alex Hall

Regional Development Manager

Alex joined Pepper Money as an Underwriter in March 2022, and over the past two years has excelled in his ability to help brokers match their customers with specialist mortgages that suit their needs. As Regional Development Manager for the South West, Alex will support brokers in finding a home for their cases that fall outside the mould of the mainstream mortgage lender.

Management Team

Our Sales Management team

Paul Adams Sales Director at Pepper Money

Paul Adams

Sales Director

Paul works closely with brokers to find out about their concerns, feedback, and how we could help. This helps shape the changes we make to ensure we provide the most suitable products and criteria for your clients.
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Ryan Brailsford

Business Development Director

With 20 years’ experience in financial services, predominantly in specialist lending, Ryan is passionate about helping intermediaries place those cases which are underserved by mainstream lenders. Heading up our field and telephone based sales teams, Ryan works both internally and externally with our key relationship.

Rob Barnard

Intermediary Relationship Director

Rob Barnard has 30 years of knowledge and experience navigating successfully through the twists and turns of the UK Mortgage market. Rob has developed and executed sales and marketing strategies throughout his career to drive growth and maximise retention.
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Dianne Corner

National Sales Manager

Dianne has more than 20 years of experience in financial services relationship management. In her role as National Sales Manager, she will lead the team of dedicated Regional Development Managers, ensuring that we deliver the best service to our brokers and customers.

Brad Rhodes

National Key Accounts Manager

Brad has over 10 years experience in Finance allowing him to support brokers with the best support for the specialist cases. Get in touch with Brad to find out how he can help you.
Mark Shelper

Mark Shelper

National Key Accounts Manager

Mark Shelper had previously worked at Pepper Money as a Regional Development Manager between 2016 and 2021, before joining SortRefer and then Tandem Bank where he became National Account Manager. He has more than two decades of experience in the mortgage industry, having previously held roles at GMAC-RFC, Bristol & West and Aldermore Bank, as well as working as a broker.

Telephone BDM Team

Brokers looking to discuss their specialist cases can now get in touch with our Telephone BDM’s to see how Pepper Money may be able to help.

Need help with your mortgage case?

To discuss a case, or find out more about our products, call our experienced team. Ready to submit? Log into the application portal to get started, or register if it’s your first case with Pepper Money.