Paul Heitman

Paul has a strong financial and banking background. He worked for Barclays Bank for 16 years, fulfilling a number of roles, latterly Corporate Lending Manager at Gatwick Business Park.

In 1990 Paul moved to Alliance and Leicester Building Society initially to resolve the problems inherent in the Commercial Property Lending Portfolio, which then stood at circa £1bn. He financed numerous commercial and residential construction project completions and went on to become Head of Corporate Property Lending, organising and reporting to the Board on stock transfers and commercial lending policies.

In 1999 Paul joined Richard Blythe to establish Ballast Developments, enabling project financing for their portfolio until he moved to Oakhurst on its formation in early 2003.