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Jamie Barnett

Jamie BarnettDirector

Jamie gained experience in the mortgage industry with Countrywide Financial Services before joining our then sister company, Mortgage Talk in January 2005, going on to become a Director of the Mortgage Talk West Midlands franchise in 2007. He became Director of Mortgage Bureau in 2008. 

His role encompasses the overall Management of our sales department, Recruitment, Marketing/Brand responsibility and Growth Strategy.

Alongside the rest of the board he is committed to improving the Mortgage Bureau experience for our Clients,Builder and other Introducer partners.

Mortgage Bureau have aggressive further expansion plans for 2017/18, particularly in London and the South East and you should contact Jamie if you are an existing successful 'new build' Broker interested in joining the UK's leading firm in our sector.

He lives nr Stone, Staffordshire with Kelly and has three young daughters plus a baby Son.

Jamie is based mainly at our Wolverhampton head office and can be contacted on

0844 22 54321 or at jamie.barnett@mortgagebureau.net

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Mark Clouston

Mark CloustonDirector

Mark has been in Financial Services for over 20 years, initially as an Advisor before progressing through various management roles prior to becoming a  Director of the Mortgage Bureau brand in 2010. His main responsibilities centre around the administration and financial aspects of the firm as well as key account management and strategy. Having worked for many firms within the mortgage arena including our sister company Mortgage Talk, Mark has built up an extensive list of contacts within the industry and is committed to helping Mortgage Bureau become the leading new build mortgage broker in the UK.

As part of Mortgage Bureau's expansion plans for 2017 Mark is concentrating on new income streams and further integration with out parent company, Countrywide PLC

Mark lives in Kingswinford, local to our Wolverhampton Head Office with his wife Jackie, two Boys and a Daughter.

Mark can be contacted on 0844 22 54321, 07515 725580 or at mark.clouston@mortgagebureau.net

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Neil Alkins

Neil AlkinsNational Key Account Manager

Neil has many years’ experience in the New Build world having previously ran his own new build specialist broker firm. He has been responsible for all aspects of the Marble business and developed the business across the broader Midlands and North West areas. He has previously ran other New Build businesses and has an extensive understanding of the market, especially post MMR.

He lives in the Staffordshire Moorlands between the Lockington and Wolverhampton offices and is married with two daughters.

You can contact Neil on 07885 986566 or at neil.alkins@mortgagebureau.net


Helen Pierson

Helen PiersonHead Of Business Development

Helen joined Mortgage Bureau in November 2013, having run her own, very successful, New Build Broking business for 12 years. Prior to this she has worked at a senior level for a number of lenders, including Chelsea & Britannia Building Societies as well as specialist centralised institutions, where she has been responsible for both sales management and mortgage product development.

Helen understands the delicate balance between lender, broker and purchaser and was recruited to Mortgage Bureau to strengthen both the management team and the relationships between our clients, our developers and our team of specialist new build mortgage advisers.

Helen lives near Henley in Arden. She can be contacted on:

07932 646 101 or at helen.pierson@mortgagebureau.net

Alex Hyde

Alex HydeNational Key Account Manager

Alex started in Financial Services back in 1986 and became heavily involved in mortgages in the early 90's as an estate agency adviser before joining Bradford & Bingley as a Branch Manager and most recently spending 10 years in Santander's Intermediary Division.  Whilst with Santander, Alex's roles included New Build Sales Manager for the North & Scotland and Regional Key Account Manager, during which time he worked closely with many of the Mortgage Bureau team, before joining the company as National Sales Manager in August 2014.

Having worked for lenders and alongside a number of new build brokers, Alex has an excellent understanding of the factors impacting on the market and knows how best to bring builder, broker and lender together to get the best possible outcome for the customer.

Alex lives in Ilkley, West Yorkshire with his wife Jeanne-Claire and their three children.  In his spare time, Alex likes to keep fit by running and completed his first half-marathon in March 2014 and first full marathon in April 2015.

To contact Alex, please call 07718 277669 or email alex.hyde@mortgagebureau.net

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