Meet the Team

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Sean Bowling Cemap MLIBF

As well as being the owner of sbl financial, I am also a mortgage and protection specialist. For the last 15 years, I have carved a niche in the non-high street market, working with specialist firms to help people with historic arrears and credit issues, complex income and self-employed as well as non-conforming properties. I thrive on thinking outside of the box for solutions to complex and difficult situations and take pride and satisfaction in helping clients whilst empowering the people I work with.  

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Lisa Bowling

An experienced international manager with extensive experience in the UK, Russia, Eastern and Central Europe and China. Lisa’a experience ranges from the initial planning stage, right through to store set up and training the teams. She has worked with the franchise owners, director and store teams and has a proven ability to train, coach and develop. Lisa was responsible for managing franchise partners across 12 countries and in 120+ stores with a combined turnover of over £150m. Her passion is to empower and develop people to be the best that they can be because their success is my success. 

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Kenya Walsh

Social media / Marketing assistant

Kenya is our newest member of the team who has recently joined us to assist with our social media and marketing.

She graduated from BIMM Brighton in a BA Honours in songwriting, where she developed her skills in promotions and marketing.





SBL and Y3S

We are pleased to announce our further integration with Y3S secured Loans and along our own inhouse underwriter Myfanwy Lewis.

Myfanwy has been with Sbl financial since the beginning and is a great asset to our team. She embodies our company values as well as always looking to get a deal across the line along with thinking outside the box and is very much part of our impossible mission team.

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Howard @ Connect

Sbl financial are proud to be an appointed representative of the Connect network, they give us the support we need and specialist service and access to lenders to make our business the success it is. Everything in life is about building relationships, so much so, we have our core team within connect who help us daily.

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Lynne @ Connect

Lynn and Howard are part of our key team at connect

Howard does dips & Applications

Lynn is broker support  and constantly looking after me on a daily basis


Anna & Anna

Although we do Protection in house, we use Anna and her specialist team typically for all our non-conforming medical clients. They are experts and know which provider to use for the client to get the best deal, due to past or current medical conditions, or if we need the case actioned quickly. They also have the capacity to help us when we get overly busy and can also do private medical insurance.



Private medical specialist along with non-conforming medical applications.

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Admin Support

We also have a team of head office support staff that work within sbl financial to manage our administration, compliance and processing. 

At sbl financial, everyone is welcome, no matter who you are #sblfinancialeverybodyloveeverybody

And with access to over 155+ lenders,, we typically have a mortgage solution for most people.

It is our intention to provide you with a high level of customer service at all times.  If there is an occasion when we do not meet these standards and you wish to register a complaint, please write to: Compliance Department; Connect IFA Ltd, 39 Station Lane, Hornchurch, RM12 6JL or call: 01708 676110. If you cannot settle your complaint with us, you may be entitled to refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service


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