Butterfield Bank has announced the appointment of Alpa Bhakta to the role of Head of European Lending.
In this role, Ms. Bhakta will be responsible for leading the London and Guernsey lending teams to offer a unified approach to providing high quality client service through various credit products and structures available through Butterfield.
Ms. Bhakta joined Butterfield Private Bank (London) in October 2011 as Head of Property Finance with over 20 year’s experience in the banking industry and was responsible for growing Butterfield Private Bank’s lending business through a focus on high-value residential properties.
Ms Bhakta said: “I look forward to the opportunity to harness the experience, specialised knowledge and expertise available among colleagues in London and Guernsey in order to provide the highest level of service to our clients and their advisers.”
Conor O’Dea, Senior Executive Vice President, International Banking, said
“This latest appointment signifies the Bank’s intention to continue to grow its lending business in support of its wider private banking and wealth management services to high net worth and ultra-high net worth private clients and wealthy families.”