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Redwood hires banking veteran in business development role

With more than 20 years’ experience of the financial services sector, the latest business development manager to join Redwood Bank is determined to help drive forward the Bank’s ambitious growth plans in the coming years.
Simon Steer has joined the multiple award-winning Challenger Bank as Business Development Manager for Yorkshire and is set to play an integral role as Redwood continues to make its mark in the sector.

Simon began his banking career as a Relationship Manager for the Royal Bank of Scotland, where he was responsible for a portfolio of over 200 customers. Simon provided support to his customers for all their banking requirements, including deposits, lending and any service needs. Four years later, Simon joined the bank’s Broker Development Team working closely with both national and local Brokers. 

Before his move to Redwood Bank, Simon worked as Broker Business Development Manager for NatWest where he was in charge of supporting its broker network.

He said: “I am thrilled to be joining such an experienced and exciting team. Redwood Bank has a genuine passion for achieving great customer outcomes and I’m determined to play my part to support the Bank’s continued growth aspirations.”

Leon Marklew, Director of Business Development at Redwood Bank, said: “Simon is a great new recruit for our business, with his experience and knowledge in the finance industry, he is a valuable addition to the team. I am delighted he’s joining Redwood and look forward to working with him.”