C faes

Christian Faes

CEO

LendInvest

(United Kingdom)

Christian is co-founder and CEO of LendInvest which is the UK's leading marketplace platform for property finance and one of the country's largest non-bank mortgage lenders. Having lent over £1.1 billion to fund over 4,000 homes, LendInvest is one of the country's fastest growing FinTech businesses. The company has raised over £250m of debt and equity and has backing from various financial institutions including Macquarie Bank. Atomico is its main external equity investor. Christian was previously a lawyer with corporate finance and real estate experience; practised securitization at Clifford Chance; was in-house legal counsel at Deutsche Bank; and was involved in a mortgage lending business in Australia. Christian is an active supporter of the tech ecosystem and an early investor in businesses such as Seedrs, Crowdcube, Plentific, and The Memo.