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Whether you've worked with us before or you're about to place your first case with us, we're looking forward to hearing from you.

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Meet the team

Charlotte Grimshaw, Head of Intermediary Relations

Charlotte is no stranger to mutual lenders, having worked for two societies before joining the Ipswich in 2020. Charlotte is all about building relationships with clubs, networks and intermediaries, so she'll often be found with a diary packed full of appointments and raring to get back on the road. When she is not at work, Charlotte enjoys spending time in the kitchen cooking up a storm and is a big fan of eating and drinking.

Charlotte is: fun, hardworking and loves adventure.



Andrew Sadler, Senior Business Development Manager

Andrew has been with the Society since April 2015, and in the industry for over 20 years beforehand. There are few cases which Andrew hasn’t seen before and he loves being out and about visiting brokers, but most of all to help place a case where other lenders may say no. Andrew happily admits he is a geek at heart and is a keen Star Wars fan, with the 1977 original film the second film he ever saw in a cinema.

Andrew covers the following postcodes: PE / NR / IG / RM / EC / WC / E & 'The London 1's' (N1,W1,SE1,SW1,NW1).

Andrew is: hardworking, conscientious and loves hitting his targets.

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Ian Stockley, Business Development Manager

We welcomed Ian back to the Society for the second time in 2017, following 12 years with us previously. Ian enjoys helping intermediaries to meet their clients’ needs, loves a challenge and enjoys that every day, and every enquiry, is different. Ian is a keen sportsman, and when he isn’t at work can usually be found pounding the pavements in training for his next race.

Ian covers the following postcodes:  IP / CM / CO / SS / ME / CB / SG / AL / HP

Ian is: positive, motivated and has a can-do approach.

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Mob: 07497 277812



Carly Scholes, Business Development Manager

Carly joined the team in October 2018, having been in the property industry since 2010. She was previously a broker assistant for a financial adviser, so certainly knows her stuff and understands the other side of the lender/broker relationship. Carly is always wanting to help and tries her best to get the results that her brokers desire. She  loves going out for dinner and drinks with friends and family as well as a quiet night in.

Carly covers the following postcodes:  BB / BD / BL / CA / CH / CW / FY / HD / HX / LA / L / M / OL / PR / SK / WA / WN

Carly is: chatty, knowledgeable and committed



If you don’t have a dedicated BDM, or for all other enquiries/updates, please contact one of our Business Development Team on;

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Chelsea Pordage, Business Development Representative

Chelsea joined the Society again in 2020 having worked in our branch network back in 2017. In between her time with us, she worked for a high street bank which enabled her to grasp a strong understanding of financial services and what it means to go the extra mile.

When she’s not working, Chelsea enjoys travelling the world or more recently, catching up on the latest Netflix release.

Chelsea is: smiley, energetic and driven.


Cathy Scholes, Business Development Representative

Cathy started with us in 2021, strengthening our broker support team. Cathy is dedicated to supporting brokers, always trying to get the best result in everything she does, and is well known for not liking to say no (unless she has to!).

Cathy is a self confessed scaredy-cat, stating she doesn't like heights or fast rides - but she's useful to take on an adventure, as she's always the one holding the bags at theme parks.

Cathy is: caring, loyal and friendly.


Vicky O'Connor, Business Development Representative

Vicky joined us in 2021 and is enjoying her first ever role in financial services. Vicky brings a little bit of the North East to Suffolk, as she is originally from Newcastle and moved to Ipswich to be closer to family.

Outside of work Vicky spends her time with her young family and her beagle dog, Alan.

Vicky is: loyal, hard working and relaxed.


Jamie Bull, Business Development Representative

Jamie started with the Society in 2021 but is no stranger to financial services, having previously worked in insurance and pensions. Jamie chose life in Suffolk and moved here from South Africa in 2013. Jamie says it's a great place to live, besides the weather!

Jamie is no couch potato, as when she's not working she's busy hiking or camping, and is in the process of getting her small plane pilots licence.

Jamie is: adventurous, down to earth and altruistic.


Sian Chapman, Business Sales Administrator

Sian joined the Society in February 2020. Although a newcomer to the industry she joined as part of our apprenticeship programme gaining a qualification in business administration, whilst getting an insight into the society and the mortgage sector. Sian hopes to carry her training and complete her apprenticeship and go on to fulfil a full-time role within the sales team.

Sian loves going out and having a laugh with her family and close friends.

Sian is: determinded, positive and fun.