Katherine has been living in Spain since she founded Mortgage Direct in 2006. Prior to that, she had her own practice in London for 15 years advising high-net-worth clients on their investment and taxation planning – she still holds the FCA and UK mortgage qualifications. Her main role is in business development to ensure the company maintains its leading position in Spain. Mortgage Direct offers an independent mortgage service (mainly aimed at foreigners buying in Spain) and through their banking contacts, they are able to offer exclusive mortgage conditions to their clients. The company prides itself on their super-friendly, transparent and professional service. Since the inception of the company, they have created incredible relationships with lenders, agents, lawyers and other professionals in the industry, which has helped them develop a deep understanding of the market in which they operate.