Need a BDM?

Meet our Business Development Team below. Depending on which area of the country your client is based, we have a team member that can help.

Chris Blewitt

Head of Intermediary Distribution

North West England and Western Scotland

Phone: 07508 208 677
Email: cblewitt@darlington.co.uk

I started with the Society as Branch Manager, then Mortgage Advisor, Business Development Manager before moving into my Head of Intermediaries role in December 2020.

I enjoy nothing more than supporting brokers with their tricky cases but also helping them grow their own businesses through niche lending opportunities.

Outside of work I like to spend time with my family and you can often find me shouting on the side-lines coaching the Darlington FC Youth team!

Sarah Rose

Business Development Manager

North England and Scotland

Phone: 07583 318 331
Email: srose@darlington.co.uk

I have been with Darlington Building Society for 7 years, starting in the post-completion side of the mortgage journey, before moving on to underwriting and telephone business development and now my field business development role.

I enjoy working with our broker partners and supporting them in placing their cases. I take great pride in knowing that the support I have offered has helped somebody purchase their dream home.

When I am not at work I enjoy socialising with my friends, taking long walks with my dog and soaking up the sunshine somewhere sunny.

Amanda Smith

Business Development Manager

Midlands and East Anglia

Phone: 07538 173 167
Email: asmith@darlington.co.uk

I previously worked for Clydesdale Bank as a Relationship Manager and before that, I worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland and Natwest, and have nearly 20 years’ experience as a BDM in the Midlands.

I enjoy building relationships with brokers, and establishing news ones. I pride myself in offering support and excellent service to brokers, and helping them with their more complex cases.

In my spare time I enjoy nights out with my friends and spending quality time with my family.

Please note: This section of our website is for use by FCA authorised intermediaries only. If you are a customer please refer to our mortgage section.

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