Meet The Team
Catherine Rafferty CeMap
Associate Director /Mortgage consultant
Cathy started working in the Financial Services industry in 2001 for National Irish Bank and moved to REA Mortgage Choice, one of the best mortgage firms in Ireland.
After travelling for a couple of years she worked as an IFA specialising in Pensions & Investments, before moving to London in 2013 and progressing her career within Elysian Finance
Michelle began her career as a mortgage administrator in 2004 at a mortgage broker firm in Liverpool.
After moving to London, she Joined Elysian Finance in 2011 as administration support to the mortgage consultants and has since progressed to Office Manager, handling the day to day running of the company.
Joanne Pope CeMap
Joanne has almost 6 years’ experience within regulated mortgage sales and several years in Retail and Wealth Management Banking.
She also held Relationship Manager roles with Citi Bank, NatWest and Lloyds TSB before joining Elysian Finance in 2014 as a specialist mortgage consultant
Phoebe Shepherd BSc (Hons) CeMap
Having left Cardiff University with a Maths degree, Phoebe joined Elysian Finance in September 2018 on the graduate programme.
By the end of 2018, she became fully CeMAP qualified and started arranging mortgages from 2019, specialising in the Help to Buy scheme.
Lewis Jones BSc (Hons)
Lewis graduated from the University of Brighton in 2017, achieving a 2:1 in Finance and Investment.
After a short break travelling, he joined Nationwide’s business development team working with intermediaries across the central region and has recently joined Elysian Finance where he has obtained his CeMap qualifications.
Dan Duncombe CeMap
Dan has 5 years’ experience in the industry; he has recently joined Elysian Finance and as well advising on all types of Mortgages and Protection.
Dan is also a specialist in Later Life lending and Equity Release.
Lindsey Quirke CeMap
With over 15 years’ experience in the property industry from Estate agency and property development, Lindsey has an exceptional understanding of the sales process from all perspectives.
She decided to use her knowledge and obtain her CeMap qualifications and become a mortgage specialist, joining the Elysian team this year.
Lisa started her career over 10 years ago in a solicitor’s office, assisting with property conveyancing. She moved onto a mortgage lender and subsequently to a mortgage broker firm where she provided administration support to the consultants.
She came to Elysian Finance in 2014 bringing her wealth of experience to the team
Giulia Riccato CeMap
Giulia pursued her studies in the financial sector in 2016 and obtained her CeMAP in 2017.
She has been a Mortgage and Protection adviser for over two years now – during this time she has gained valuable experience by working under PRIMIS and The Homeloan Partnership Network.
She currently specialises in personal, general and private medical insurance at Elysian Finance