Meet the team

Innovative Solutions for Private Clients

Henry Dannell is a team of specialist mortgage brokers experienced in providing bespoke solutions for private clients and high net worth individuals. With a niche and highly skilled team, experienced in dealing with complex income structures and with access to unlimited high street and private lenders, we will endeavour to deliver the most suitable solution, that the market has to offer, based on your needs, circumstances, and preferences.

Geoff Garrett
Co-Founding Director

Geoff co-founded Henry Dannell in 2019 with a vision to create a company that provided the highest level of service, delivered with a personal approach and offered clients bespoke and innovative solutions. Geoff has spent over 25 years building his private client portfolio across a broad spectrum of professional sectors. His clients range from investment bankers, private equity professionals, hedge fund managers and entrepreneurs, to those operating in the world of sports and entertainment, with a strong focus on the music industry.

With Geoff’s experience, he has developed a deep understanding of complex income structures, which are typical in the private client world. Geoff invests many hours with clients, many of whom he has acted for on numerous occasions throughout his career. Geoff has also spent a huge amount of time building relationships with lenders, enabling him to understand the exact criteria of each and to package effective solutions that achieve successful outcomes.

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Kem Kemal
Co-Founding Director

Kem co-founded Henry Dannell, alongside Geoff, with the same vision in mind, to provide a high level of service by delivering bespoke and innovative solutions to his clients. Kem also felt it was important to create a unique working culture for the Henry Dannell team, one that offers staff the opportunity to develop into ‘superstars’ within the industry. Kem’s passion stems from his mother, who inspired him to become a broker, having been in the trade herself for 33 years. With over 19 years of experience as a property finance specialist, Kem has continued his mother’s legacy – along with building his own book of clients, he has also continued to support the clients she has worked with over the years.

Kem’s key area of expertise is mortgages for barristers and partners in law firms. His primary focus is to simplify the mortgage process. This is achieved through understanding a client’s needs and income, enabling them to secure their property on the best possible terms, with a lending structure that meets their financial requirements.

Kem provides a service that is built upon trust, delivery and an excellent client experience. He has a keen understanding of the complexities of remuneration in different sectors. He is also a commercial and development finance expert, and deals with several sports and entertainment professionals.

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Lily Brunning
Head of Marketing

Lily joined the Henry Dannell team as the head of marketing, with a focus on innovatively developing brand awareness and driving new business. She has a wealth of experience in sales and marketing within the property industry, having worked with Savills for over 7 years. Her experience has provided her with a broad understanding of the business, developing compelling marketing strategies, tailored to engage a particular target demographic, as well as experience working with our level of clientele. Lily is passionate about creatively portraying our ethos, values and knowledge to better inform and engage our clients about the services we provide.

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Johanna Cosham
Head of Operations

Johanna joined the Henry Dannell team as the head of operations. Before coming to Henry Dannell, Johanna spent 13 years working in the real estate sector. Her previous roles, primarily at the property firm Knight Frank, provided Johanna with the necessary skills, experience and exposure required to drive Henry Dannell from an operational standpoint. She is also well-versed in dealing with the level of clientele that Henry Dannell specialises in. Johanna prides herself on her attention to detail and ability to learn quickly, these traits, along with her natural flair for bringing people together and for compliance, makes her perfectly placed to oversee this multifaceted element of the business.

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Carlo Nusca
Specialist Protection Adviser

Carlo is our specialist protection adviser. He has almost a decade of experience in financial services, specialising in protection – an area that is often overlooked. Carlo is passionate about providing his clients with the right advice to ensure that everything they hold dear is properly safeguarded.

He has an extensive knowledge of insurers and the products they offer, as well as a thorough knowledge of pre-existing medical conditions, and how they impact cost and premiums. His goal is to give clients the best possible advice, ensuring they are educated, informed, and most importantly – protected. The policies he advises on, more often than not, require bespoke underwriting and specialist advice. With access to a comprehensive range of standard and specialist providers, he ensures that our clients get the premium service and solutions they deserve.

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Oliver Easthope
Head of Strategic Partnerships

Ollie joined Henry Dannell as our Head of Strategic Partnerships, having gained 12 years of Private Banking experience at Coutts, Adam & Company and Barclays Wealth. Being part of the management team within his previous roles has provided Ollie with a wealth of expert knowledge in the Private Client credit field, as well as a platform to develop a proven track record of building, maintaining and developing professional introducer relationships.

Ollie’s passion, enthusiasm and energy as Head of Strategic Partnerships will support him in promoting the services provided by Henry Dannell directly to both clients and our wider professional network. Ollie’s experience and professional connections within the financial and other professional sectors, will allow him to identify valuable synergy between our services and those of our wider network, to ensure we can provide our clients with the highest level of service.

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Courtney Flockhart
Mortgage Broker

Courtney has been at Henry Dannell since the very beginning, initially as an experienced paraplanner and now as a newly certified mortgage broker. Courtney is an integral member of the Henry Dannell team. Her role is to prepare and administer client applications, with minimal fuss, and to deliver the high level of service that our clients expect. She is an incredibly driven and enthusiastic mortgage broker, who already has a wealth of experience in dealing with our clients and their complex requirements. Courtney has a keen understanding of the intricacies of remuneration in different sectors, particularly barristers. She is also experienced in dealing with bridging and development finance.

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Stefania Cirignano
Mortgage Broker

Stefania joined the Henry Dannell team, initially as an experienced paraplanner and now as a newly certified mortgage broker. Stefania provides integral support to the team and our clients by preparing and administering applications. Stefania’s journey into the financial world began as an adjudicator for the Financial Ombudsman Service, following which, she joined a small firm as a mortgage administrator. Stefania’s experience has provided her with an excellent foundation for dealing with complex client requirements to a high standard and high level of service.

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Jamie Roberts
Mortgage Broker

Jamie joined Henry Dannell as a Mortgage Broker, bringing with him years of experience in helping clients from all walks of life. Prior to joining, Jamie worked at Knight Frank Finance, where he had regular exposure to high net worth individuals and private banking relations. With a strong legal background, Jamie is familiar dealing with individuals working within professional sectors with complex income streams, both of an employed and self-employed nature. Jamie also has significant experience working with professionals in the sporting and entertainment industry, both in the early stages of their career, from buying their first home to those with a larger property portfolio.

Jamie believes in delivering an easy and stress-free experience for clients. With his extensive knowledge within the lending market, he supports them through each step of their journey and provides the most suitable solutions fitting his client’s needs and requirements.

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Mine Ismail
Mortgage Broker

Mine joined the Henry Dannell team as a Mortgage Broker, with over 17 years of experience within the financial services sector, specialising in understanding complex income structures for high net worth individuals. Mine’s experience has provided her with a wealth of knowledge to support clients during various stages of their home buying journey, from home movers, remortgages, and first-time buyers, to those with a larger property portfolio looking at buy-to-lets.

Mine believes in providing a personable and high-quality client experience, supporting them during each step, right from their initial enquiry, through to mortgage completion. She understands the time-consuming and stressful nature of obtaining the right mortgage solution and believes in understanding her client’s needs and requirements, to ensure she can offer the best mortgage advice and most suitable solutions tailored to fit their circumstances.

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Hasan Acik
Mortgage Broker

Hasan joined the Henry Dannell team as a Mortgage Broker. Before Henry Dannell, Hasan worked as a mortgage consultant for Life Financial Solutions, and Charles Cameron prior to this. Hasan’s experience has provided him with a wealth of knowledge that enables him to support clients during various stages of their home buying journey – from home movers, remortgages, and first-time buyers, to those with a larger property portfolio looking at buy-to-let solutions.

Hasan believes in providing a personable and high-quality client experience. He understands the time-consuming and stressful nature of finding the right financial solution and recognises the importance of understanding each client’s needs and requirements to ensure he can offer the best advice and most suitable solutions, tailored to fit their circumstances.

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Matt Karagul
Specialist Finance Broker

Matt joined Henry Dannell as our specialist Commercial adviser. Before coming to Henry Dannell, Matt worked for Coreco Commercial and Charles Cameron prior to that, where he developed invaluable experience as a broker. Having also spent 11 years working in property management, sales and lettings, he developed a broad knowledge and understanding of the property industry.

Matt’s experience in the Commercial & Specialist lending field, particularly with HNW clients, has provided him with an in-depth understanding of the complexities of specialist and structured finance. Matt believes in providing a bespoke service with innovative solutions, to support his clients in finding the most suitable outcome.

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Stephen Savill
Later Life Mortgage Adviser

Stephen joined the Henry Dannell team as our Later Life mortgage specialist. Prior to Henry Dannell, Stephen worked at a nationwide firm of equity release advisers. He has over 30 years of experience in financial services, much of this as an investment manager in the City, where he developed invaluable experience and knowledge that made him acutely aware of the significance of long-term financial decisions.

Stephen specialises in RIO and equity release, offering a transparent yet discreet personalised service. Stephen will obtain a comprehensive understanding of your situation, to ensure that he can support you in efficiently and economically fulfilling your objectives, and provide you with the most suitable solution to meet your requirements. Stephen believes in delivering the best experience for his clients and encourages meetings in person with all family members, to ensure they have the opportunity to ask any questions.

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Michelle Jerome
Administrator

As an administrator, Michelle plays an intrinsic role in ensuring the smooth running of the client mortgage application process. Michelle previously worked as a Field Service Manager for EMS, bringing invaluable experience, transferrable skills and an ability to learn quickly, while maintaining order without compromising service.

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Grace Crittenden
Apprentice Paraplanner

Grace joined the Henry Dannell team as an apprentice, to offer support and learn from the wider team. With a background in customer service, Grace understands the importance of delivering an exemplary client experience. With an enthusiastic attitude to learning, her role is growing into an integral function that supports the smooth running of the client mortgage application process.

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