As the UK’s most recognised mortgage intermediary brand, Mortgage Advice Bureau is featured in the media on a daily basis.

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Company profile

Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB) is one of the UK’s leading consumer intermediary brands and specialist appointed representative networks for mortgage intermediaries.

Our proposition is aimed at high quality mortgage broking firms with high growth and productivity ambitions that MAB supports with our proprietary technology and services, including adviser recruitment and lead generation, learning and development, compliance auditing and supervision, and digital marketing and website solutions.

MAB handles more than £20bn of loans annually and is listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange.

Brand headlines

• Exceptional management team and highly engaged employees 
• Leading proprietary platform – MIDAS platform driving enhanced performance
• Leading consumer intermediary brand
• Multi-award-winning broker – 200+ industry awards
• Reputation for innovation and excellence
• Specialist and leader in estate agency and new build financial services
• Investments play a key part in our plans for accelerated growth
• Focus on exceptional quality and productivity

• Commitment to outstanding service
• High standards of governance and board oversight
• Diverse and inclusive work environment - including a state-of-the-art head office refurbishment
• Strong, sustainable returns
• Dividend policy to pay out a minimum of 75% of adjusted earnings
• Meaningful impact on local communities with our foundation, the Mortgage Advice Bureau Foundation
• MAB are a Platinum-rated Feefo member, with a score of 4.9 out of 5 from over 20,000 review

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Media spokespeople

The following spokespeople are available for interviews and media opportunities upon request. Please contact [email protected] for more information.

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Peter Brodnicki (Chief Executive Officer)

Bio: Peter has been CEO of Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB) since 2001 and has overseen the business as it has grown to become the UK’s most recognised intermediary consumer brand, winning more than 200 national awards for the quality of its advice and service. Now, MAB comprises a network of 2000+ advisers offering expert mortgage advice on a local, regional, and national level to UK consumers digitally, face-to-face and by phone. Mortgage Advice Bureau handles more than £20bn of loans annually, and was the first mortgage intermediary to have floated on the London Stock Exchange, having joined the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in November 2014.

Expert commentary: Corporate announcements and market commentary

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Ben Thompson (Deputy Chief Executive Officer)

Bio: With over three decades of experience in financial services, Ben joined MAB as Deputy CEO in 2018 after serving as CEO at AIM-listed ULS Technology. Previously, he held key roles at Legal & General Group Plc, overseeing mortgage distribution and banking divisions. Ben’s career includes positions at Paymentshield, St. James’s Place, Winterthur Life, and TSB, spanning retail and private banking, and residential property.

Expert commentary: Landlords exiting the market, EPC/retrofitting, mortgage charter/help available, saving for a deposit, getting mortgage ready, interest rates, inflation, economic climate

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Danny Belton (Head of Lending)

Bio: Having spent 35 years at Legal & General – 25 of which were spent overseeing Legal & General’s Mortgage Club – Danny has established himself as a prominent figure within the mortgage lending community. He joined MAB as Head of Lending in August 2023, where he is responsible for managing lender relationships, driving new lending products, reviewing lender criteria, and driving and facilitating change in the lending space.

Expert commentary: Market commentary, mortgage defaults, lender criteria, new products within the sector, consumer trends in the mortgage market, macro-economics

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Steve Humphries (Proposition Director - Mortgages)

Bio: With an extensive sales development background, Steve originally joined MAB as Regional Sales Director in 2015, before taking on the role of Proposition Director - Later Life and Wealth. As a specialist in equity release and later life lending, Steve ensures that MAB and its advisers can help more aspiring first time buyers, and that customers with more specialist lending needs can get on the property ladder.

Expert commentary:
Equity release, later life lending, wealth, wills, retirement planning, mortgage market

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Mobeen Akram (New Homes Director)

Bio: Mobeen Akram has served as MAB’s New Homes Director for the last four years, working closely with regional and national housing developers to improve lead conversion and sales. With more than 12 years’ experience at First Mortgage Direct  as Regional New Build Manager and New Build Director, Mobeen has a wealth of expertise across the new homes sector.

Expert commentary:
New builds, developers, new homes, developer landscape, first time buyer schemes, new build market, regulations

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Andy Walton (Proposition Director - Protection)

Bio: Andy has been driving forward protection at MAB since July 2017, ensuring that advisers maximise all opportunities. His previous role as Protection Sales Director at Intrinsic Financial Services saw him overseeing protection sales across all channels and played a pivotal role in establishing the UK's first protection-only network. He also spent 12 years at Legal & General, looking after networks of independent financial advisers, alongside non-regulated networks during his time at AEGON.

Expert commentary:
Protection: general insurance, life insurance, critical illness, income protection, buildings and contents insurance, family insurance

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Clare Davies - Compliance Director

Bio: Clare started her financial services career in mortgage underwriting within a number of building societies, before moving into Compliance Advice and Policy. Her experience in this area covered investment and pensions, independent financial advice as well as mortgage and protection advice.  Clare joined MAB in 2021 and was appointed as Compliance Director in 2022.

Expert commentary: Appointed Representative oversight, mortgage regulations, insurance regulations, financial crime, Consumer Duty, vulnerable customers

Press Releases

Mortgage Advice Bureau expands its Sales team as part of growth strategy

Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB) continues to invest in its support structure with a series of new appointments within its Sales team.
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Mortgage Advice Bureau adds Guardian to market-leading protection panel

Mortgage Advice Bureau, the UK’s leading mortgage intermediary, has welcomed Guardian onto its market-leading protection panel.
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Mortgage Advice Bureau launches new financial risk assessment tool

Mortgage Advice Bureau, the UK’s leading mortgage intermediary, has developed a brand new tool designed to assess a customer’s financial resilience based on their level of protection.
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Mortgage Advice Bureau appoints Mike Jones as Non-Executive Chairman

Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB), the UK’s leading mortgage intermediary, has formally appointed Mike Jones as Non-Executive Chairman. 
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