MAB Board of Directors
Katherine Innes Ker (Non-Executive Chairman)
Katherine has extensive executive and non-executive director experience. She is Senior Independent Director of The Go-Ahead Group plc. Her experience as a Chairman includes The Television Corporation, Shed Media plc and Victoria plc and she was Deputy Chairman of Marine Farms S.A. She has been a non-executive director of, amongst others, St Modwen Properties Plc, Taylor Wimpey plc, Taylor Woodrow plc, Fibernet plc, Williams Lea plc, S&U plc and Gyrus Group plc. She is a member of the Management Board of the University of Oxford Institute of Human Rights, and an independent director of the Remuneration Committee, Balliol College, Oxford.
Peter Brodnicki (Chief Executive Officer)
Peter was one of the founders of Mortgage Advice Bureau in 2000. He has over 29 years’ mortgage and financial services experience. Immediately prior to founding Mortgage Advice Bureau, he was with Legal & General for 5 years where he held the position of Head of the Estate Agency Network, and also latterly as Recruitment Director. Peter’s experience prior to Legal & General includes sales and management roles at Albany Life, before which Peter was at John Charcol. Peter has received a number of industry awards during his time at Mortgage Advice Bureau, including Business Leader of the Year (3 consecutive years), Mortgage Strategist of the Year, and the Industry’s Most Influential Person.
Ben Thompson (Deputy Chief Executive)
Ben joined MAB in June 2018. Prior to joining MAB, he was most recently Chief Executive Officer of ULS Technology plc, the provider of online B2B platforms for the UK conveyancing and financial intermediary markets. Prior to that he held senior positions at Legal & General Group plc, where he ran their market-leading mortgage distribution business, as well as the banking division.
David Preece (Chief Operating Officer)
In 2004, David joined Mortgage Advice Bureau and was appointed Operations Director. He has over 38 years’ mortgage and financial services experience, and is qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB). He had a 23 year long career at NatWest, including a period as Senior Manager at NatWest Group Financial Control. He moved to a senior management role within the NatWest mortgage business where he spent six years, and during such time was promoted to Head of Mortgage Operations. David joined the Britannia Building Society in 2000 as Head of Membership Services, responsible for Britannia’s mortgage, savings and general insurance operations, and was appointed a director of a number of Britannia subsidiaries prior to his departure in late 2003.
Lucy Tilley (Finance Director)
Lucy qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996 with KPMG.
Lucy joined Mortgage Advice Bureau in May 2015. Prior to joining Mortgage Advice Bureau, she was most recently a director in the corporate broking team at Canaccord Genuity Limited and was part of the team that worked on MAB’s admission to AIM in November 2014. At Canaccord Genuity Limited she advised numerous quoted and unquoted companies predominantly in the financial services sector.
Nathan Imlach (SID)
Nathan is Chief Financial Officer of AIM listed Mattioli Woods plc. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1993 with Ernst & Young, specialising in providing mergers and acquisitions advice to a broad range of quoted and unquoted clients in the UK and abroad. Nathan is also a director of Custodian Capital Limited, the discretionary investment manager of Custodian REIT plc, a property investment company listed on the main market of London Stock Exchange. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and holds the Corporate Finance qualification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Nathan is also a trustee of Leicester Grammar School.
Stephen Smith (iNED)
Stephen Smith has worked in the financial services market for nearly 40 years and was most recently responsible for Legal & General’s award-winning Mortgage Club, estate agency and surveying operations, before retiring at the end of 2017. He is a former Deputy Chairman of The Association of Mortgage Intermediaries and served on its board for 14 years. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and he holds a number of non-executive directorships with companies operating in the mortgage and surveying markets.