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The Team

Find out about our professional and experienced team - who they are, how they can help you and how you can contact them.

Matt Dowling


Matt has been a Mortgage Adviser for almost 30 years, although you will regularly hear him joke that he was 10 years old when he started (he was actually 21). He is a fully qualified Financial Adviser with full CeMAP accreditation, although these days concentrates on his specialist area of Mortgage Brokerage. He is an expert in specialist lending and has many portfolio clients with extensive Buy to Let properties that he services at regular intervals.

Outside of his busy schedule, you may find Matt aimlessly hitting golf balls around a course or standing (generally sitting these days) at his beloved Manchester City enjoying his brief success in the sunshine and talking about the good old days of football. He is a keen Rugby Union, cricket fan and pretty much any sport his very supportive wife will allow him to watch!

Martin Hill


A fully licenced professional Martin has spent his entire working life in the property industry, bringing years of experience to all aspects of property sales and lettings. In his spare time he is a keen golfer playing most weekends throughout Manchester and the North-West.

Having assisted in the sale of 1000’s of properties throughout Manchester, Martin has the experience to understand that people buying and selling houses appreciate a more personal approach.

Martin Says “We are committed to excellent customer service and offer all of our clients an honest, reliable and professional approach to buying or selling property”

Andrew Robertson

Director and BDM

Andrew is a fully qualified mortgage advisor and has been providing exceptional service to his clients since 2009 in all aspects of mortgage and protection advice. Andrew is passionate about providing a professional service that provides individual solutions to all of his clients, whether they are buying their first home, moving home, looking to remortgage or looking to purchase a buy to let property. Andrew is always approachable and prides himself on providing a first class customer journey to make the whole process as quick, smooth and stress free as possible.

In his spare time Andrew enjoys watching Rugby league and spending time with the family. 

Maciek (Maj) Starczewski

Mortgage & Protection Adviser

Maj has been in the financial services industry since 1997 having over 23 years’ experience as a mortgage adviser, 16 of which were spent with one of the largest corporate networks in the UK.
Maj prides himself on delivering expert professional mortgage advice to all clients along with advising on their protection needs. He is able to advise on a range of areas including mortgage purchase, remortgage, right to buy, new homes and buy to let which allows him to follow the clients journey right through to completion.

When he’s not working (which is not very often) he enjoys watching football as well as spending my time with his family and 3 children.

Thomas Johnson

Mortgage & Protection Adviser

With vast experience of the mortgage and protection markets Thomas offers a professional and approachable service to all of his clients. Thomas says " As i am not tied to any particular lender it puts me in the unique position of being able to shop round for the best deals on the market, saving my clients time and money".

In his spare time Thomas is a season ticket holder at Manchester City and enjoys playing tennis and golf. 

Amanda Wayne

Mortgage & Protection Adviser

I’ve been a mortgage and protection advisor for over 16 years. I really enjoy being involved in supporting people with one of the biggest milestones in their lives and being on hand to make it as stress free and smooth as possible. I take a lot of satisfaction making a process which can be very daunting, a bit easier so people can just focus on enjoying the end result which is their lovely new home. In my spare time I love to read, listen to podcasts and audiobooks, I am a huge lover of animals, I’m currently trying to learn Spanish.

Jackie Shinners

Office Administration Manager

Jackie is our Office Manager and Mortgage Administrator and has been with us since 2014, Jackie is the person who looks after our very busy admin office and staff, she  also chases the lenders and solicitors at each stage of your application and will update all our clients with the progress on their application, on the rare occasion there may be an issue, she will ensure this is dealt with swiftly and efficiently to ensure everything gets back on track for our clients and for us.  Jackie works tirelessly to keep you as the client informed on the status of your application and will speak to everybody required to push your mortgage application through to completion as quickly as possible.

Emily Hackett


Emily joined us in 2016 as an apprentice administrator. Since she joined our team she has completed a level 2 and level 3 BTEC in business administration and passed with distinctions. Emily works relentlessly to keep you the client informed on the progress of your application and will speak to all parties involved in the process, lenders, solicitors and clients in order to get your case to completion as smoothly as possible.

Natalia Dowling

Trainee Administrator

Natalia has recently joined our team as an apprentice and is working towards gaining her Financial Services Administrator CeMap1 Level 3 and hopes to become a fully qualified mortgage advisor in the not too distant future.  She is quickly becoming an asset within the administration office, helping keep our paperwork and the office super organised, she is quickly learning the trade and already has a small case load of applications she looks after.  When she is not hard at work or studying Natalia likes nothing more than socialising with her friends (when restrictions allow)!  She also spends time going out on the family’s barge on the local canals and hopes to travel the world one day!