Jamie Davidson

Real EstateSME & CorporatePrivate Banking

Jamie founded Conduit Finance in 2007 after identifying a gap in the mid market for a boutique debt advisory firm.  The unsatisfied demand was from property and SME borrowers seeking an alternative from the retail banks.    

Jamie has previously worked for: 

  • St James’ Place: pensions, bonds & investments and pension technical

  • Prudential: pensions, bonds and endowments

  • AEGON: executive pensions, endowments and investments

  • Clydesdale Bank: real estate, retail banking and SME lending

  • Bank of Scotland: SME, real estate, retail banking projects

He is responsible for leading the team, the direction and growth of the business and supporting clients who require complex funding solutions.  Jamie is also a Director of Property Finance Finder and is about to launch Conduit Private Finance.

 

Scott McClymont

Director

Scott McClymont joined Conduit Finance as a Director in 2016.  Scott has a 21 year career in banking and financial services. His professional background includes time with Bank of Scotland, Barclays and Lombard. Most recently active in the Scottish market, Scott now focuses on serving clients from across the UK with who have requirements from £1m to £20m.

Scott joined Conduit Finance to augment the team’s technical ability, and provide experienced resource to help conclude property development and investment transactions.

Scott's strong service levels and Conduit's access to creative capital combined will result in our clients having a commercial advantage over their competition.
 

Scott@ConduitFinance.com

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Daniel@ConduitFinance.com

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Daniel Tongue

Manager

Daniel joined Conduit Finance in February 2018 to focus on client-side business development. His focus is SME and property transactions across the UK. Recent successes include an MBO of a demolition business, a property development finance fund raising at 95% loan to cost and a closing a growth capital raise for a Gin distiller entering the U.S.

Prior to joining Conduit Finance, Daniel enjoyed a successful career in recruitment helping organisations source senior finance professionals and building management teams. His network of accountants, managing directors and NXD's provides him with access to some of the most exciting and innovative companies active in the UK.

Daniel helps borrowers scope their projects and then source terms from our wide panel of capital providers which includes retail banks, challenger banks, family offices equity providers & private debt funds.

If Daniel can help you navigate the market for Debt, Equity or Mezzanine finance then please contact him on the number below. 

 

Lisa Pandolfi

Real EstateBridging FinanceSMECorporate 

Lisa joined Conduit Finance in early 2011 in a role that focuses on handling new business for loans below £500,000 and the operational side of our business.   She has a background in financial services and property and supports clients seeking loans from a range of source including retail banks and bridging lenders.  

Lisa has worked in Business development for an Edinburgh based property and investment firm and as a Para planner for a firm of IFA's handling ethical investment opportunities.  She has a Masters Degrees from St. Andrews, a degree from the University of London and also passed her FPC 1.  

 
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Fiona Grierson

Operations Manager

Fiona joined Conduit Finance in March 2018 as Operations Manager, and keeps the office running smoothly.  Fiona also manages the managing director’s time and travel.

Before joining us, Fiona worked in a variety of sectors including pharma, engineering and business management.

Fiona can often be found walking her two Border Terriers and enjoys making quilts.

Fiona@ConduitFinance.com

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Jack Stevenson

Transaction Support

Jack provides Transaction Support to the Conduit Finance team.  He supports the team in Debt, Equity and Mezzanine fund-raising for SME and Corporate businesses, and for property developers and investors. 

Jack attended Holyrood High School and Edinburgh College where he studied for a Business Management HNC.  

In his spare time, Jack enjoys going to the gym and playing and training for his local rugby team.
When he can he travels to Spain to visit his family and friends.

Jack@ConduitFinance.com

T 0131 564 0172

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Jamie Henderson

Transaction Support

Jamie also provides Transaction Support to the Conduit Finance team.  He supports the team in administering transactions for debt, equity and mezzanine fund-raising for SME and corporate businesses, and property developers and investors.

Jamie studied at George Watson’s College between 2002 - 2015 and Edinburgh College between 2015 -2016 and was previously employed by HSBC. 

After work and on the weekend, Jamie enjoys going to the gym and playing rugby at the weekends.

 

Jamie.Henderson@ConduitFinance.com

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Tesh Sohail

Transaction Support

Tesh is part of the team that provides Transaction Support to our brokers and business developers.  He supports the brokers by administering transactions for debt, equity and mezzanine fund-raising for SME and corporate businesses, as well as for property developers and investors. 

He also helps us continually launch new lenders and products to the market. He is responsible for profiling new lenders and products to ensure our clients and introduces get quick access to lowest rates, highest LTV's and new to market lenders. 

Tesh joined Conduit Finance straight from school – The Royal High School in Edinburgh.  His first job was working for Royal Bank of Scotland in the fraud department helping consumers recover money taken from their personal accounts. 

Away from work Tesh enjoys socialising with friends and family and travelling.

Tesh@ConduitFinance.com

T 0131 564 0172

 
 
 

Property Finance Finder

Our sister company - Property Finance Finder, is a web based portal that allows borrowers and advisers to source competitive Property finance products. 

Launched in August 2014 it serves to connect property borrowers with sources of development and investment finance. Covering Senior Debt, Mezzanine and Equity sources its growing panel of lenders also includes less traditional sources such as contractor finance. 

The system comprises 10 years of historic lender data and criteria as well as capturing the many new to market lenders we profile on a day to day basis.   Beyond individuals and company borrowers the service is aimed at Accountants, IFA's and Brokers.