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Technical Director, Chris Sykes

Chris Sykes began his career in the mortgage industry in 2016. As Technical Director and Senior Mortgage Consultant, Chris focuses on developing Private Finance’s large network of lender relationships; ensuring advisers are able to provide the best services available in the market and have access to all available lending options. Chris comments regularly in the press on the mortgage and housing market including the Financial Times, Telegraph, The Times, as well as a number of key trade publications.

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