Will is responsible for the operational management of the entire Brightstar Group. He is a highly valued member of the team, taking the lead on all matters financial, human resources, technology and operational. He works relentlessly to champion a proactive environment ensuring that the group operations remain resilient in an ever-changing market and drive efficiencies in our working practices. Since joining the group in 2012, he has racked up several accolades including winner of ‘Rising Star, Distributor’ at The British Specialist Lending Awards 2018, ‘Top 35 under 35’ for Bridging & Commercial Magazine 2020, and ‘Business Leader, Specialist Distribution’ at the British Mortgage Awards 2022. Will’s background is steeped in politics, with more than 13 years spanning leadership and campaign roles with Brentwood Borough Council and the Conservative Party. He utilises this mindset and skill base to achieve consensus and resolution amongst the Group’s teams and its partners and plays a pivotal role in finding a way forward with any challenge the Group comes across, whether internal or external. A true champion for operational and organisational change, with genuine passion for the finance sector, our team, its valued partners and education in general, Will’s imprint on our company culture is invaluable.