business development team - Laura

We would like to announce and congratulate Laura Hassall in her new role as a Business Development Consultant, as part of our expanding intermediary team here at the Society.

Laura, joined us in January 2018 and quickly proved her worth in a sales support role. She successfully progressed to a position as business development associate and has now been appointed to a full role within the team.

In her new role, Laura will be looking to not only manage relationships with current key accounts our Business Development team has, but to also contact and introduce new intermediaries to our growing intermediary network.

Laura commented:

“I have really enjoyed my time with the Society to date as everyone has been so supportive. I am very grateful for the training I’ve been given and for the opportunities offered to me to make such a rapid progression in my career. I’m now looking forward to getting out and about to meet with intermediaries and help Shepherds Friendly continue with its impressive growth record.”

Antony Uttley, our Head of Distribution, added:

“Laura has been a valuable asset to the Shepherds Friendly business development team. The appointment to her new role corresponds with her efforts with our intermediaries.  Laura is smart, determined and devoted to ensuring all intermediaries gain the best from working with a mutual”.

We are a modern mutual which has been helping families with their finances since 1826. The ethos on which we have been built is to always put our members at the heart of all we do, a philosophy that has been extended to our intermediary market with a firm commitment to helping build businesses today and into the future.

Our dedicated Business Development team has worked closely with intermediaries for many years and believe we have developed a good understanding of how we can best support and provide all our intermediaries with a bespoke service, designed to give a distinct and clear advantage when it comes to helping grow a financial business.