Steven Oliver

Steven Oliver

Chief Operating Officer, Peritus


Steven is the Chief Operating Officer at Peritus with over 20 years’

experience in banking, financial services and fund management. Prior
to joining Peritus, Steven was the Head of Lending at Beaufort
Capital with a focus on the provision of mezzanine finance into the
development sector.

Steven started his career at Barclays Bank where he spent 9 years
covering positions in corporate services and the Private Client’s
business. Following Barclays, Steven spent 5 years at Abbey National
as a Senior Lending Manager. Steven joined Close Brothers in 2006
and managed their Joint Venture funding business across both
residential and commercial assets classes as well as managing the
group lending relationships. In addition, Steven was Fund Manager
for a number of their UK and European property funds and Deputy
Managing Director of the Property Fund Management division of Close.
Following the sale of the Close business to Alpha Real Capital in
February 2011, Steven joined Alpha as a Partner and Head of Lending
for their Property Lending Business.