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AS Financial

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.

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 10 years experience in the UK & Overseas mortgage markets, Marcel is well placed to provide our clients with the best level of service and knowledge to make their mortgage application seamless.

About Marcel

Matthew Fretwell

Senior Adviser
After graduating from Nottingham University in Industrial Economics, Matt spent three years working in the London property market where he now operates as a broker specialising in investment property. He also worked abroad for two years in Malaysia and Australia advising clients on investments and pensions.

About Matthew

George Drameh

Mortgage Adviser
George has extensive experience in arranging Buy To Let mortgages, and has developed a solid reputation for catering the needs of his clients and is widely considered an expert in the field by his peers.

About George

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

William Bray

Mortgage Adviser
Originally from London and a Newcastle University graduate, Will is fully qualified to advise on both mortgages and protection. His experience has ranged from helping first time buyers climb onto the property ladder to guiding experienced landlords, HNWs and media & entertainment clients.

About William

James 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

Trainee 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

Ben Stewart

Protection Specialist
Originally from New Zealand and a Massey University graduate, Ben brings over 3 years worth of industry experience. Having helped the growth of a small insurer in New Zealand, Ben is here to help expand the AS Financial protection department and apply his education and experience to deliver the best results for his clients.

About Ben

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

Esther Francique

Protection Specialist
Having worked in the financial services industry for 5 years and previously in the pensions and investments side of the business, Esther’s extensive knowledge and experience, proves essential in providing a holistic approach. Esther is now a protection specialist insuring her clients receive the best level of advice that align with their objectives and goals.

About Esther

Kyle Hawes

Head of Technical

Mehak Hussain

Technical Team Member

Stephanie Dalziel

Case Manager
Originally from New Zealand, Steph has over 7 years’ experience in Retail Banking, specialising in mortgages. Her experience managing a high-value client portfolio assists with providing our clients excellent customer service, and an overall smooth mortgage application.

About Stephanie

Donna Clarke

Completions Team

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