Our People

Meet the team behind Hawk Lending Limited

Robert W. Morton

Director & Chairman

Robert has 11 years’ experience in lending, private equity investment, wealth management and property development gained in his capacity as CEO of Hawk Family Office and from working within the family properties companies. Through his role at Hawk Family Office Robert has advised the trust and grown the AUM of the Morton Family Trust from £170m to £200m in the past 4 years. Email: rob@hawkgroupltd.com Tel: +44(0)1534 708760

Kiri Cavill ACIM

Managing Director, Head of Capital & Capital Risk Committee

Kiri is an experienced Company Director, with over 14 years’ serving Boards as a member. After having founded companies such as Quidsin.com and Qi Finance, Kiri is a proven entrepreneur who has built a series of multimillion pound companies on the principles of commercial and retail lending. She is an experienced financial services and retail marketer whose clients include HSBC Plc, HSBC Bank International, Lloyds Bank International, Generali, First Rand Group, Standard Bank, Cable & Wireless and Unilever. Email: kiri@hawkgroupltd.com Tel: +44 (0)1534 708760

Peter Galley

Independent Director, Head of Credit & Credit Risk Committee

Peter dedicated his 40 year-long to Credit and Quality Control at Barclays Wealth Offshore. Peter has driven personal and corporate credit teams through two credit crisis and has unique insight into repayment covenants, asset price drops and risk based lending. Peter also spent 10 years of his career heading remediation team, realizing delinquent debts in the UK, Jersey, Guernsey, IOM, Gibraltar and mainland Spain. Finishing his career as Vice President at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, Peter has since dedicated his time to his granddaughter and his family before joining Hawk. Email: peter@hawkgroupltd.com Tel: +44(0)1534 708760

Kirsty Doublard CeMap

Client Services Director, Lending.

Kirsty is an experienced Client Services Director. Kirsty spent 16 years at Natwest Bank International and RBSI Premier Banking Manager and 4 years at Qi Finance as Managing Director of Qi Finance. With extensive credit experience of personal and business banking, she also holds CeMAP qualifications for the provision of Mortgages. Email: Kirsty@hawkgroupltd.com Tel: +44(0)1534 708760

Advocate Caroline Dutot LLB

Independent Director, Head of Compliance and Risk Committee

Caroline is an experienced advocate who owns her own chambers, Ardent, specialising in regulatory law, contract law and employment law. Previously holding position in the Law Officers department and JFSC, Caroline is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Email: Caroline@hawkgroupltd.com Tel: +44(0)1534 708760

Greg Bestwick ACA

Finance Director

Greg is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a prize winning graduate of History from Sussex University, Greg qualified at KPMG before specialising in the financial control of alternative investment management companies and family offices. Email: greg@hawkgroupltd.com Tel: +44 (0)1534 708760

Advocate Marcus Stone LLB

In-House Counsel

Marcus is a Jersey Advocate with 20 years’ experience, specialising in banking and finance, the establishment and maintenance of investment funds, corporate and commercial, acquisitions and mergers, trusts and foundations. He is also a member of the Law Society of Jersey and is an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Fellows and Legal Scholars of the Centre for International Legal Studies, Austria. Email: Marcus@hawkgroupltd.com Tel: +44 (0)1534 708760

Julie Smith

Compliance Manager

Julie joined Hawk Lending Limited in April 2019 as Compliance Manager, MLCO and MLRO having spent 16 years working in the Jersey trust and company industry. Previously, Julie started her career working for NatWest UK later transferring over to work for NatWest in Jersey. Over the years, Julie has progressed through the banking grades and undertaken a multitude of roles which has included the role of Mortgage Advisor. Julie has an array of job-specific qualifications which include the Financial Planning Certificate, Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice, Certificate in Offshore Administration, Certificate in Anti Money Laundering Awareness and ICA International Diploma in Compliance. Email: Julie@hawkgroupltd.com Tel: +44 (0) 1534 708760