Prior to joining Butterfield, Stephen had accumulated over 30 years of experience in the banking and property sector, covering all aspects of property lending in both the residential and commercial market sectors. Since joining Butterfield in 2011, Stephen has worked tirelessly as part of the business development team to grow the (U) HNW property loan book. At Butterfield Stephen is responsible for managing the relationships with Intermediaries, generating new business enquiries and managing a large portfolio of property backed loans. Prior to Butterfield, Stephen started his career with Barclays Bank, and following a time at the Bank of England, Westpac and Security Pacific, he worked for Ansbacher & Co for 17 years. At Ansbacher he was an important member of the business development team which significantly expanded the Bank’s property loan book. In 2007, he was part of the management team which completed a buy out of the loan portfolio supported by Alliance & Leicester and NM Rothschild.