Chris Schutrups

Chris Schutrups

Founder
Chris founded The Mortgage Hut in 2011 following a career in Stockbroking and latterly as a bank manager for Natwest/Royal Bank of Scotland

His colleagues would describe him as customer centric, Chris grew The Mortgage Hut to become an award winning brokerage focused on giving his clients the best experience possible.

Chris' main responsibilities in the business is overseeing our marketing, business development and technology functions.
Managing Director Nicola Schutrups

Nicola Schutrups

Managing Director
Nicola worked in banking after she left school but her sense of adventure steered her into a role for British Airways as cabin crew. 

Her colleagues quickly realised that Nicola’s niche knowledge could help them get a mortgage with their unpredictable incomes. After 5 years of flying and studying for her CeMap at 37,000ft, Nicola joined The Mortgage Hut team and took over as MD when Founder Chris was head-hunted for a role in Dubai.

Party in the USA by Miley Cyrus is an absolute must on a playlist for Nicola, who can be found at her desk helping those who might otherwise be unable to find a mortgage.
Giacomo

Giacomo Stevens

Operations Director
Difficult challenges do little to waiver Giacomo’s vision for success. As Operations Director, he co-ordinates the internal structure of The Mortgage Hut helping the company to continually push forward and adapt to meet the ever changing demands of the modern mortgage industry.

Working across the globe in varied roles has developed his expansive knowledge which has helped so many who previously believed they couldn’t buy a home. His advice for borrowers is simple; learn how to improve your credit rating.

Gill Jackson

Gill Jackson

PA to Managing Director
Gill goes above and beyond and consistently multi-tasks to ensure the smooth running of our Managing Director Nicola’s week. Her ability to foresee future problems and plan accordingly makes Gill an irreplaceable member of the team and many describe her as caring, kind hearted and warm.

Gill has 13 years of experience in estate agency and consequently she has a fantastic catalogue of knowledge which she has brought to the business.

Bob White

Bob White

Mortgage Specialist
Bob has impressive experience within many aspects of the mortgage industry, allowing him to provide expert consultancy that can be depended on by all who seek his advice.

Bob specialises in both the residential and buy-to-let market sectors here at The Mortgage Hut and was one of the first advisors to join our team way back in 2011 when we started.



Elliot Murtagh

Elliot Murtagh

Mortgage Specialist
Elliot puts his family at the heart of everything he does which is why he makes for such a personable consultant. His daughter’s smile always makes his day better but crisps will always go down well too! 

Elliot used to work as a financial advisor but his experience and love for helping people get a home led him into mortgage consultancy. If you’re looking for a mortgage, his advice is simple; Check your credit, organise your documents and give him a call.

Jacky Lambert

Jacky Lambert

Mortgage Specialist
Jacky brings joy to the office with her love of lights, glitter and music. Her zest for happiness, determination to help people and experience within the many aspects of the mortgage process are just a few of the reasons why Jacky is one of our most sought after advisors.

Her dream home would include a huge kitchen which leads out to a veggie patch where she can spend time in the sun being social.

Georgiana

Georgiana Oliphant

Mortgage Specialist
Georgiana loves seeing the excitement on her client’s faces when she successfully helps them complete on their dream home. 

Building a legacy for her son is at the heart of Georgiana’s passion. She understands the need for a home you can call your own and dreams of a property surrounded by rolling green hills herself. 

Explaining the pros and cons of the mortgage process are just one of Georgiana’s many strengths but it’s her personable and warm nature that has helped her to progress to Senior Mortgage Broker, a role she takes great pride in. 

Jennie Neary

Jennie Neary

Mortgage & Protection Specialist
Jennifer’s caring and compassionate nature helps to settle the nerves of anyone feeling apprehensive about applying for a mortgage. 

Growing up with family in the industry has ingrained the mortgage process into her mind which is how she is able to quickly identify any issues that could hinder an application, helping people avoid unnecessary stress.

A huge Grease fan, Jennifer can impressively sing any of the musical’s classics, just offer her a strong coffee and a couple of biscuits beforehand!

Kieran

Kieren Dewey

Mortgage & Protection Specialist
Kieren had ambitions of becoming a lawyer but decided to use his communication skills to negotiate mortgage deals, helping people buy their forever homes.

He uses his creativity to make a positive impact on his client’s lives because he knows all too well from his experience within banking, just how important it is to secure the right type of mortgage with affordable payments. 

First-time buyers and those looking to move to their next home feel reassured by Kieren’s calming presence and his ability to plan. His advice? Start your search as early as possible with a broker so you know what you’re working towards.

Natasha Strath

Natasha Strath

Mortgage & Protection Specialist
A sandy beach in the sun motivates Natasha but it’s her daughter’s smile that really drives her determination. 

Her career has taken her into a range of roles within fraud investigation, financial advice and mortgage consultancy. This wealth of knowledge combined with her caring nature and ability to find solutions, is precisely why she makes such a stellar advisor.

Natasha loves the buzz that comes with helping people, especially those who are convinced they can’t buy a home. 

Kiran Singh

Kiran Singh

Mortgage & Protection Specialist
Kiran is an ambitious Mortgage & Protection Specialist who likes to think outside the box when helping her clients find an affordable mortgage. The day wouldn’t be complete for Kiran without music and you can expect to see her at her desk singing Billie Jean while sipping a strong hot coffee and occasionally nibbling cheese and grapes. If you want effective advice built from experience, Kiran will be happy to help.

Call Kiran on 02380642018 or send your questions to kiran@themortgagehut.net.

Leah

Leah Coates

Mortgage & Protection Specialist
A happy face from a customer who’s excited to take the next steps brings Leah great joy and she uses her passion for giving good advice to make that happen. 

She started her career in a building society and works hard to make sure the knowledge she passes on to those she helps is accurate, reliable and actionable. Leah’s tips for someone looking for a mortgage include saving a deposit as big as you can and never missing a payment.

Oliver Regester

Oliver Regester

Mortgage & Protection Specialist
An early morning run in the North Dorset countryside sets family man Oliver up for the day.

Oliver is organised, goal-orientated, and is a meticulous planner. This skill set makes for a dependable advisor but what makes him such an asset to The Mortgage Hut, is his experience within financial protection.

His time as a Mortgage and Protection adviser has affirmed his enthusiasm for finding people the right level of protection, whether that be for their mortgage, income, or life.
Mike Armstrong

Mike Armstrong

Mortgage & Protection Specialist
Mike sees people make the same mistakes on mortgage applications all the time and works hard to prevent the people he helps from doing the same. Errors like forgetting to disclose debt or missed payments can slow the process down, which is why his advice is always to be honest and use a broker who knows where to look for the best deals.

Mike’s an expert in bad credit and has helped countless people get the mortgage they need despite them worrying that their credit issues will get in the way. When he’s not helping people buy the home they love, he can be found laughing with his son, at the beach with the sunset on the horizon.
Jake Harrington

Jake Harrington

Mortgage & Protection Specialist
Jake’s packed adventure into each stage of his life. From working as a barber backstage at festivals, DJing in London nightclubs to travelling to exotic places around the world, including Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and the USA. He even got married in Las Vegas!

Jake believes that you should never accept defeat when it comes to getting a mortgage. “Don’t give up hope. I help lots of first-time buyers and take great pride in meeting a client who has never bought a home and doesn't know anything about the mortgage process”.

A great communicator, Jake’s advice is always simple, honest and clear.
Daniel Dawkins

Daniel Dawkins

Mortgage & Protection Specialist
Daniel’s determination to skydive stems from his love of the skies and his daredevil nature, that has so far swayed him to ride rollercoasters, abseil cliff edges and plan ice-capped cabin adventures in the Canadian Rockies. 

His young family keeps Daniel on his toes and he combines this experience with his knowledge of the mortgage industry, to protect the pockets of those who seek his advice. Determined to be mortgage-free himself one day, he works hard to find practical solutions for people who need an affordable mortgage.

David Bland Post Offer Administrator

David Bland

Post Offer Administrator
David began life in the industry as an estate agent and progressed through an array of specialist roles including Stockbroker, Financial Advisor, Mortgage Advisor and now, Post Offer Administrator.

Seeing happy homeowners gives David a real sense of joy and in his spare time, he and his wife train guide dogs for the blind. 

Ever the explorer, David dreams of adventure and looks forward to travelling to the next country or tropical island he stumbles across. 

Tiffany Vaisey

Tiffany Vaisey

Mortgage Administrator
Part of Tiffany’s job is to listen to customers who come into our office or contact The Mortgage Hut for help with mortgage protection, critical illness cover, and life insurance. Sensitive subjects can be tough but Tiffany breaks down the pros and cons of financial products in a way that is easily digestible so that the people she helps leave with more knowledge and the relief that they and their families are financially protected.
Andy Holding Mortgage Administrator

Andy Holding

Mortgage Administrator
Being in the pit at a Springsteen show makes Mortgage Administrator Andy feel alive but the buzz that comes with making a real difference to people’s day to day life is also a great source of joy for this kind soul, who has 35+ years of experience within the financial and banking industry.

“Don't let your heart rule your head” says Andy, who is always happy to share his wisdom if it helps people save money when getting a mortgage.

Andy really is a fountain of knowledge and can help with a multitude of mortgage queries about New Builds, Remortgaging, Equity Release, Bad Credit mortgages and so on. 

Billy Pragnell

Billy Pragnell

Lead Manager
Being the first point of contact for the business is a responsibility that Billy excels in. He is easy to talk to and anyone contacting The Mortgage Hut gets a big, warm welcome with reassurance that their next steps will be clear soon.

No two people are the same and part of Billy’s job is to listen to people asking for mortgage advice, pay attention to the little details, and find the right mortgage broker within our team to get them the outcome they need.

Egypt is a must for Billy who craves a physical challenge, preferably outdoors.
Imogen Jideonwo

Imogen Jideonwo

Lead Manager
Imogen loves wandering through new cities and exploring new sites in the sunshine with friends. Since starting at The Mortgage Hut as a Lead Manager, Imogen has seen countless buyers begin their next adventure as they prepare to purchase a property.

Making a difference really matters to Imogen and it’s important to her that she impacts positive change to help people and add value to our business. Imogen is a great communicator and oversees the influx of enquiries we receive, working hard to make sure that those seeking advice get the answers they need.
Beckie Loughran

Beckie Loughran

Lead Manager
Beckie is a fast learner with a mind like a sponge and a smile that lights up the room. She completed her apprenticeship in Business Administration and sought out a role as a Lead Manager but her ambitions and love for knowledge keep expanding as she immerses herself in the mortgage and protection industry.

Beckie is also a great planner and alleviates a lot of stress from our specialists so that they can focus on finding the best mortgages and giving the most accurate advice. Her experience so far has taught her that the bigger deposit, the better.

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