Before taking the position of Managing Director in May 2012, John was the Operations Director, responsible for all aspects of operations, legal and external partnerships.
Over the course of his 20 year financial services career, he has gained a wealth of knowledge in loan servicing, outsourcing, securitisation and transformational change. Having started his career with the National & Provincial Building Society (N&P) John was asked in 1994 to join third party administrator Homeloan Management Ltd (HML). Over a nine year period John played a central role in setting up the infrastructure and managing the credit management functions on behalf of HML's leading clients with assets under administration growing from £3bn to over £35bn.
He has since led the transformation of CFM into a market leading portfolio servicing and advisory proposition.
Tim Theobald is the Director of Finance and Compliance for Commercial First Mortgages Limited.
A Chartered Accountant having qualified in 1992 and previously worked in practice with Robson Rhodes and Cheesman and Partners.
With extensive experience of new start ups, trade sales and securitisations through prior roles with City Mortgage Corporation, Ocwen Limited, igroup and GE Home Finance, Tim joined the company in April 2003 to set up the financial control function and also led the company through its preparation for Mortgage Regulation ensuring the company has the requisite training, procedures, controls and risk framework to ensure it remains fully compliant.
His financial services experience has proved invaluable in restructuring and transforming the capability of CFMs risk and compliance function and the management of audit and due diligence services.