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Robert Orr

Chief Executive

Robert started his banking career in 1982 and spent 15 years in various roles at NatWest, many involving property funding. He joined the Close Brothers property team in 1997 where he was a director looking after a portfolio of residential developers and also managing a team of lenders. Robert left Close Brothers in 2012 to lead the Titlestone business.

Simon Dekker

Relationship Director

Simon has over 30 years' experience within the banking market. After starting at Lloyds Bank, he continued his career at Allied Arab Bank where he was part of the team acquired by Investec when it launched in the UK in 1992. He has worked in both deal origination and credit functions. He joined Titlestone, from Investec's Structured Property Finance team, in 2012 to focus upon the building of the residential development lending portfolio.

Nigel Jackson

Relationship Director

Nigel started his banking career in 1981 with Coutts and Co in Knightsbridge. He spent 5 years with Coutts in various roles progressing to property finance before leaving to join Dunbar Bank in 1987. As a Director at Dunbar, Nigel looked after the residential development portfolio and was responsible for managing the London based lending team. Nigel joined Titlestone in early 2013.

Steve Mountain

Relationship Director

Steve has over 30 years banking experience with various financial institutions including HSBC, United Mizrahi Bank and RBS, in a variety of roles, but in the main being involved on the Real Estate side of the business. Most recently he was Director responsible for a large portfolio of Nat West Real Estate clients including a number of medium sized regional residential developers. Steve joined Titlestone in January 2014.

Chris Proud

Chief Financial Officer

Chris qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG in 1991 before pursuing a career in commerce. Since 2000 Chris has been focussed on residential development roles and was Finance Director at Sunley Homes, a regional house builder. He was then a regional Finance Director with Berkeley Homes before joining the Wolsey Group. Chris joined Titlestone as Chief Financial Officer in 2012.

Oliver Thompson

Relationship Manager

Oliver began his banking career with Barclays and then NatWest where he gained general clearing bank experience. He subsequently moved to Coutts and worked alongside a Director within the Commercial Real Estate team. Oliver joined Titlestone in early 2014, spending three years as a Portfolio Manager before progressing to his current role as a Relationship Manager.

Grenville Turner


Grenville has almost 40 years experience in retail banking and the property sector, past Directorships have included Rightmove.co.uk, St James's Place Plc, Sainsbury's Bank Plc and Realogy the largest Realtor in the US. Currently, Grenville is Chairman of Knightsbridge Student Housing Ltd and Bellpenny Ltd. He is also a Non-Executive Director of the Zoopla Property Group, English National Ballet and the Department for Communities and Local Government. Grenville is a qualified Chartered Banker and holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.

Get in touch

Office hours

Mon–Fri 9am – 5:30pm

Getting here

Nearest tube: Monument or Bank
Nearest main line: London Bridge or
London Cannon Street


40 Gracechurch Street
London, EC3V 0BT


Email enquiries@titlestone.com
Phone 0203 440 3675