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AS Financial

About us - Specialist Mortgage Brokers

AS Financial believes in an independent advice and service led proposition, meaning the client gets way more than a mortgage. They get support when they need it most, with guidance, not just through the minefield of mortgage rates but throughout the whole process of buying or re-mortgaging.

We are a team of friendly approachable staff that are here to deal with any query and help with any aspect within the property industry.

AS Financial has grown to be within the top 2% of mortgage brokers nationwide and is the trusted Adviser to a number of estate agents and developers throughout the UK.

Our Mission

Our Mission   AS Financial aim to “do it differently”. Making sure each adviser is qualified to the highest level available we concentrate on professionality, transparency and knowledge in order make our client’s journey excellent.
Our Mission   Striving to be the “best of the best”. We use market leading technology to the best of our ability to give great consumer experience and don’t make consumers use the technology themselves (unless they wish to).
Our Mission   Focusing on “achievement and goals”. AS Financial wish to tweak the mortgage advice process to suit everybody with inclusivity, compassion and passion.

Meet the team that can make it happen


Saul Conway

Managing Director
Qualified MemberBefore taking over as Managing Director of AS Financial, Saul has been a Senior Partner in Atlantic Swiss and has over 10 years experience in the financial services industry in both compliance and client management. Saul has overseen significant growth in AS Financial to it now being within the top 2% of directly authorised independent advisory mortgage firms in the country.

About Saul

Martin Seewoonarain

Director / Mortgage Adviser
Martin has advised on mortgages for over a decade and specialises in securing property finance for Contractors. However, he is by no means exclusive to Contractors as he serves a wide and diverse client portfolio including many of the London Bloomberg office.

About Martin

James Dennett

Director / Mortgage Adviser
After starting out as a pensions and investment adviser James decided to focus on the cornerstone of financial planning – property and mortgages. Being a fully qualified IFA gives James a fantastic foundation to give you mortgage advice that truly considers your long term plans as well as your immediate needs.

About James

Marcel Istace

Director of Operations
With over 15 years’ experience in the UK & Overseas mortgage markets, Marcel has a wealth of knowledge to provide our clients with the very best level of customer service. His experience & know-how leave our clients feeling stress-free and confident.

About Marcel

Matthew Fretwell

Senior Adviser
A graduate in Industrial Economics, Matt has worked in finance and property since 2010. A well-rounded broker with expertise in residential & buy-to-let mortgages for both individuals and companies, Matt’s knowledge adds great value to anyone’s mortgage journey.

About Matthew

Sarah Howard

Mortgage Adviser
After graduating from the University of Sheffield, Sarah went through the AS Financial graduate scheme. She now has extensive experience in arranging mortgages for first time buyers and homemovers alike, including for Help to Buy and Shared Ownership properties. She also has expert knowledge in the buy to let market helping clients starting their investment journey aswell as professional landlords.

About Sarah

Terence Cassano

Mortgage Adviser
After 25 years working in the advertising and media industry, Terence decided to embark on a new challenge within the financial services industry. Having passed all his professional exams, Terence is excited to have joined the AS Financial Team to offer insightful and bespoke mortgage advice to a diverse range of clients to achieve their property goals.

About Terence

Jim Brough

Mortgage Adviser
Jim has over 10 years’ experience in the property industry and spent many years working as a Sales Manager for a high end Estate Agent in Central London. His background knowledge of all property related matters has proved invaluable to his clients and is always at hand to give advice on all aspects of the buying process. Whilst having rounded and extensive knowledge of everything mortgage related, Jim’s speciality is assisting first time buyers and buy to let investors with their mortgage requirements. When not at work, Jim is most likely found on the golf course looking for that next tournament win!

About Jim

Jessica Silva

Mortgage Adviser
Jess brings over 3 years worth of industry experience and has managed a large number of clients. Since joining AS-Financial, Jess has passed all her exams and has worked closely with other advisers and has supported them with their own clients. Jess’ goal is to manage a portfolio of her own clients.

About Jessica

Alastair Mortimer

Mortgage Adviser
After graduating from the university of London Metropolitan, Alastair is currently going through the AS-Financials graduate scheme. Long-Term Alastair is aiming to become a Mortgage broker and grow his client portfolio.

About Alastair

Asher Kenton

Mortgage Adviser
After graduating with a Master’s Degree from The University of Liverpool, Asher started his career as a music promoter and events planner, before moving into mortgages as a way of helping people get on the property ladder. He has now built up a client base with many first time buyers, foreign nationals, home movers and buy to let investors. Asher prides himself on giving honest, holistic mortgage advice tailored to your needs.

About Asher

David Horton

Mortgage Adviser
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About David

Berrin Akbulut

Mortgage Adviser
Initially studying architecture, Berrin became a qualified solicitor with experience in property and realestate. She has since become a mortgage adviser and advising a wide range of clients. She has a passion for the buy-to-let market and helping clients grow their property portfolio.

About Berrin

Chris D’arcy

Protection Specialist
Chris has worked in the protection market for over 10 years. Having had a key role in the growth of a brokerage based in Hampshire, he then decided to move to London to work as a freelance adviser. Now here at AS, Chris draws on his vast experience to provide clients with the best possible advice.

About Chris

Matt Medlock

Protection Adviser
Matt has been in the industry for 10+ years specialising in Life, Critical Illness and Income Protection. He has worked hard in every department regarding the Life Insurance industry. Matt believes in building a great relationship with his clients in order to give them the best advice.

About Matt

Elizabeth Burgess

Head of Protection Progressing
Elizabeth has worked in the insurance industry for over 4 years and previously in retail banking. Now working with AS Financial, she works closely with our protection specialists and providers throughout your protection application to ensure a smooth process from submission to activation.

About Elizabeth

Donna Clarke

Completions Team
Donna has over 4 year mortgage experience. Since working with AS Financial, she specialises in completions liaising closely with your solicitors to ensure a smooth process from offer to completion.

About Donna

Kyle Hawes

Head of Technical

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