We work hard for our clients to ensure we achieve the best possible outcome. Octagon Finance are in the unique position of having access to diverse wholesale lenders which means our results differ from our competitors.
We love helping people achieve their dreams, and we’re fiercely proud of what we do. It’s that simple.
Octagon Finance was established in 2017 by Paul Winteridge, a passionate and respected professional within the insurance and financial services space. Our aim is to bring a dose of humanity to the mortgage and lending process with straight-talking financial sense that you can trust.
A member of The Chartered Insurance Institute, The Society of Mortgage Professionals and The Personal Finance Society, Paul has over 20 years’ experience of working in the sector and has been active in the Jersey lending market since 2008.
We will always do the right thing.
Our values are our culture, and they are woven into everything we do. From our advice to our approach; we are always honest, we take the time to understand you, and we genuinely care.
We give you honest, friendly and clear advice on what’s best for you, and will always do the right thing. We really care about our clients, and we may say no sometimes, but when we do, it’s because it’s the right decision.
We take the time to really understand you and your needs, so we can give you the information and insights you need to know. No financial jargon, just clear and simple plain English, so you know exactly what you’re doing and what options you have.
We view our clients as family and do everything we can to look after you. Achieving your financial goals or buying a home should be a high point in your life, not a stressful one, so we stay by your side the whole way, going above and beyond to get the job done
Paul has more than 20 years’ experience in the Finance industry and a wealth of knowledge across the full spectrum of mortgage products.
His expertise includes: residential and buy-to-let funding, high-net-worth lending, debt consolidation, peer to peer lending, personal protection, life assurance, income protection and critical illness.
Privately-owned and with in-house expertise, Octagon Finance is not tied to any specific products or services and have different lending criteria to other finance providers. As a result, we are able to match clients’ requirements to what’s available on the market, rather than steering clients to specific products.
Paul is not only a qualified mortgage adviser, but is also qualified as an independent financial adviser and a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute and The Society of Mortgage Professionals.
Tiago's skill in organisation has made him a valuable addition to the Octagon Finance team. With a background in retail management as well as bookkeeping, Tiago's role at Octagon Finance is to ensure the company continues to run smoothly and deliver excellent customer service, handling all the paperwork and liaising with clients to keep them up to date throughout the mortgage or loan application and approval process. He also speaks three languages fluently; Portuguese, Spanish and French.
Tiago's personal skills and friendly character mean that he's involved with client applications from the very first steps, keeping people in contact through every stage and helping them achieve their goals. He explains: "It's more than just a job for us, what we do for people is sometimes life-changing, and it's always so rewarding to help make their dreams come true."