Business Development Managers - lending

Stephen Christmas

Stephen Christmas

Business Development Manager

Stephen covers the Southeast region supporting brokers with Residential, Commercial and Development Finance. Previously he worked in residential real estate helping clients find their dream home before joining Octopus in 2017.

Chris Timms

Chris Timms

Head of Northern Region

Chris heads up the Northern Region activities and sales from our Manchester office. He brings over ten years' experience in mortgage advice and business development. Chris joined us in 2018.

Alex Alexandrou

Alex Alexandrou

Business Development Manager

Alex looks after our London brokers supporting them with Residential, Commercial and Development Finance. Previously he worked in foreign exchange and prior to that he managed an estate agent. He joined Octopus Real Estate in 2016.

Sam Wisker

Sam Wisker

Development Originator

Sam joined Octopus in 2015 and has managed relationships in our residential team before moving to the development team as an originator. He is now focused on residential and PBSA development business across the UK. Sam joined after graduating in economics from the University of Bristol.

Oliver Porter

Oliver Porter

Business Development Manager

Oliver covers the East and Southeast regions supporting brokers with Residential, Commercial and Development Finance. Oliver joined Octopus Real Estate in 2018 bringing a background in property finance.