Meet Our Team

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Nick Chadbourne
Chief Executive Officer

Nick joined LMS as Chief Operating Officer in February 2016, becoming Chief Executive Officer in September the following year. He is responsible for the business’s strategic direction, along with developing products and processes, technical innovation, and improving the speed and security of the conveyancing process. He has proven leadership and management skills, particularly in the digital transformation of financial services and the driving of increased efficiencies.

With over 20 years’ experience in the Financial Services sector, Nick has held senior positions at HBOS and led a number of mortgage and insurance intermediaries.

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Ian Robinson
Chief Operating Officer

Ian joined LMS in 2006, bringing with him 12 years experience of the lending industry and in particular supply management through previous roles with Abbey National plc and latterly Santander UK plc.

As Supplier Management Director Ian ensures our suppliers comply with our high standards of quality, speed and service.

Mike Hughes
Chief Technology Officer

Mike joined LMS early in 2018 to lead the transformation of our IT services and capabilities. He is responsible for IT Operations, software development / testing, infrastructure, security and the provision of IT services to internal and external customers.

Mike leverages over 25 years of experience within the IT industry as both a customer and supplier of service. He brings expertise in IT architecture, software and infrastructure design and build, ITIL-based services, project life cycle management, and IT financial/operational management. He has successfully led transformation projects and programmes for a range of enterprise organisations across a variety of sectors including Financial Services, Healthcare, Gambling and Logistics.

Chris Williams
Chief Financial Officer

Chris joined LMS as Chief Financial Officer in June 2019. As well as taking responsibility for financial reporting and analysis, he plays a key role in our commercial and strategic development.

Chris started his career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2003. He co-founded a Financial Due Diligence firm in 2008 before moving to one of his Financial and Legal services clients as CFO in 2015

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Paul Davies
Director of Business Development

Paul has worked in the UK mortgage industry for over twenty five years including 15 years with The Royal Bank of Scotland. Since joining LMS over five years ago he has led the delivery of winning many new lender partners to LMS.

As an integral part of the management team he is heavily involved in strengthening the LMS infrastructure and operation. His highly energetic approach and team ethic has seen him involved in all aspects of the LMS success story.

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Suzanne O’Connor
Director of Client Relationships

Suzanne has worked in the UK mortgage industry for around twelve years and has been with LMS for six. She oversees the management of our lender clients, delivering bespoke governance and risk control frameworks through her team of dedicated account directors.

Alongside her extensive relationship management skills, she acts as a support to others within our business, in particular the project methodology and implementation.