Meet The Team

Opes Financial Partners are a growing and dynamic company of elite brokers. Supported by our admin, sales support and compliance team we have the following consultants:

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Matthew Davies – Director

Prior to co-founding Opes FP Matthew trained in the Niche lending department at one of London’s largest independent mortgage brokerages. It is here that Matthew cut his teeth on complex commercial, development and portfolio landlord transactions. Matthew then went on to specialise in large mortgage loans specialising in offshore lending for high net worth clients investing in prime central London, Home Counties and prime areas of Europe. Matthew prides himself on delivering on large complex lending transactions incorporating multiple assets and multiple jurisdictions. He has a proven track record with in assisting high risk clients including those whom are politically exposed. Matthew is known in the market to be particularly popular with clients from the Far East, Russia, Wider CIS, West Africa, and US Citizens. In his spare time Matthew enjoys travelling, socialising, rugby and Skiing.



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Masood Rashid – Director

Co-founder of Opes FP with over 12 Years’ experience in the UK mortgage market, Masood has a strong track-record of giving a first class service to his clients. Masood’s key focus for many years has been large mortgage loans for non-domicile clients buying in prime London. Masood’s area of specialism is assisting international clients with a focus on clients originating from the Middle East, Indian Sub-continent, Russia and the CIS Republics and mainland China. With excellent relationships in the private banking he is able to provide his clients with truly bespoke financing solutions. He also boasts an impressive portfolio of investment banking clients. Outside of work Masood’s time is fully occupied with his busy family life.



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Serkan Osman – Sales Manager

Serkan has over 10 years experience in the mortgage market with a strong track-record of giving a first class service to clients. His specialty is arranging large mortgage loans. Serkan has assisted some of the wealthiest people in the UK and around the world in financing their property, in London and other prime locations around the globe. He has helped assist international clients originating from the Middle East, Indian Sub-continent, Russia, CIS Republics, US, West Africa and mainland China.

Serkan has expertise in funding properties that are purchased through complex offshore trust’s and company structures.

In addition to this Serkan has excellent relationships with private banks and able to provide clients truly bespoke financing solutions. 



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Xavier Bouhayed – Consultant

Xavier has worked almost exclusively in Knightsbridge for over 15 years.  In this time he has developed a wealth of experience providing bespoke lending solutions for clients that operate in the prime and super prime central London housing market.  His specialist areas include large loans (including large buy to let), short leases, finance to offshore vehicles/ trust/ fund structures as well as potfolio management for clients with in excess of 15 properties.  Xavier is engaged principally with the private banking sector and has over the years developed very strong relationships with key banks to provide lending for his enviable base of wealthy property entrepreneurs.  Xavier is real tennis enthusiast and resides with his family in Oxfordshire.



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Scott Grieve – Consultant

Scott is an experienced residential mortgage and buy-to-let mortgage adviser with a strong track record. Scott has a strong client bank particularly in the Hampstead and St Johns Wood area and is well regarded for his straight forward practical approach. When he is not working Scott plays tennis to a high standard and is also pretty handy in a pub quiz!




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Aijan Aldridge - Head of Russia and CIS desk

After completing her Batchelor degree in Economics and Finance Aijan soon developed a passion for property, initially working in the Finance and property management department of a large international property development company. Aijan then moved on to working at an immigration practice assisting private clients in arranging their financial affairs when they relocated to the UK. This led Aijan to pursue a career in property finance and thus join the team at Opes. Aijan is a native Russian speaker, has a busy family life and has a keen interest in travelling, Fine Wine and Fashion.




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Matt Barker - Consultant

From a young age Matt has been interested in property and working with private clients. Before joining Opes Matt worked in Estate Agency running a busy book of property landlords. It was during this time that Matt became interested in mortgages. In his spare time Matt enjoys spending time with family, playing football and following Coventry City Football Club.






Opes Financial Partners Ltd, 1st Floor, 167-169 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6SH is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The Financial Conduct Authority does not regulate some aspects of buy to let mortgages, overseas mortgages and tax advice. FCA number 598462.
Opes Financial Partners Ltd Registered in England and Wales No: 7556710 Registered Address: Sterling House, 27 Hatchlands Road, Redhill, Surrey RH1 6RW.
A typical fee of up to 1% of the mortgage amount may be payable on successful completion. The fee will be agreed with each applicant prior to submitting an application. The total fee is non-refundable. We may also be paid commission from the lender.