BLD – The Five Minute Interview with Paul Munford, CEO, Century Capital

Bridging Loan Directory

Century Capital specialises in providing short-term loans to individuals and residential investors. Century Capital pride themselves in having the best industry and product knowledge, achieved over 20 years of experience in the financial and lending sector.

We speak to Chief Executive Officer, Paul Munford:

What is the best thing about being in the bridging finance business?

Getting to see the beautiful art on the walls of my office for 12 hours a day.

What keeps you focussed?

Our business plan which sets us strong growth targets.

What qualities do you look for in your employees or colleagues?

Intelligence, sense of humour, a positive attitude and an eye for a deal.

Are you an optimist or a pessimist?

I am an optimist about business and a pessimist about government giving real estate some tax breaks.

What did you want to be as a child?

As I grew up in the 70’s I wanted to be an astronaut.

What will be the greatest challenge facing the bridging finance industry in the coming months?

Pricing and risk in a static property market.

Who or what makes you laugh?

Borat, a client of ours

Do you dread Monday mornings?

Getting on the tube.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

You’d better ask my friends that one.

With whom would you most like to have dinner?

Putin and Trump.


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