In this very exciting episode Sarah talks to an industry heavyweight – Andrew Montlake, Managing Director, Brand Evangelist & Spokesperson at Coreco Mortgage Brokers.
Sarah & Andrew met during the last lockdown over Zoom while appearing on a podcast for Mortgage Strategy, and immediately hit it off. Both drawn to authenticity, real talk and connection; this episode is an opportunity to hear two people who might otherwise be seen as competitors celebrating one another during Lockdown 3.0.
Sarah & Andrew talk in this episode about Andrew’s career history to date and the inspiring journey he has had to becoming who he is today!
Topics of discussion include:
– The Mortgage Market
– The Credit Crunch
– How to start a business during a time of crisis
– The ups and downs of business ownership
– The Property Industry
– Andrew’s new podcast – “The Property Show” with Louisa Fletcher
– Mental health in the workplace
– Diversity in the work place
– Advice for business owners who are just starting their journey
It is real, unedited conversation and we really hope you enjoy this episode!
So who is Andrew Montlake (if you don’t already know!)?
Andrew is a Finance professional with over 25 years of industry experience, Andrew started in the mortgage industry in 1994.
In 2009 Andrew was a founder of Coreco, responsible for growing the brand, marketing and communications, as well as lender liaison. He was made MD in 2019 focussing on the overall vision, strategy, and culture of the company.
As Coreco’s media spokesperson Andrew can often be seen or heard on TV and radio as well as regularly commenting in the national, local and trade press.
He has appeared on BBC TV News, Working Lunch, BBC Radio 5 Live, Wake Up to Money, Drivetime, BBC Radio 4 Moneybox, Today Programme, Sky News, ITN News, Channel 5 News, LBC Radio Property Hour and is a regular on Clive Bulls show and Property Radio.
He also regularly comments for BBC News online, The Times & Sunday Times, Financial Times, Daily Mail, This is Money, Evening Standard, The Express, The Telegraph and more.
More commonly known as “Monty” he is the author of a highly acclaimed Mortgage Blog, presenter of a monthly property and mortgage podcast, public speaker, presenter, and regular industry columnist.
Winner of several industry awards including “Broker Business Leader of the Year (up to 40 advisers), “Mortgage Strategist of the Year” as well as winning “Mortgage Personality of the Year” twice. He is also a double recipient of the “Best Press Spokesperson” and “Best Marketeer” gongs at the British Mortgage Awards.
Andrew is now proud to serve as Chairman of the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries, (AMI) as a cheerleader for the Mortgage Industry as a whole and continues to work at the coal face, writing mortgage business and advising clients.
In his spare time, he writes and performs with his rock band Rogue Monkey!
You can follow Andrew on all social media platforms and find his podcast here:
Podcast @propertyshowpod https://open.spotify.com/show/5lBVpqrs5fN0czeEViPnXe?si=da7HgzjdTQG3LJQrmUOqSg
If you have any questions for Sarah or Andrew following this podcast please email [email protected] or contact Sarah on social media. Alternatively, please head over to www.themortgagemum.co.uk or contact us on social media. We would love to help you!
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