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All our team members are fully qualified, professional and courteous brokers. We offer all our potential customers their initial meeting at a time and place to suit and with no obligation. We always keep our customers’ best interests at the centre of our business.

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Mortgage Advisors

Robin Fawke

Partner, Hawke Financial Services

Robin is one of the founding partners of Hawke Financial Services. With a wealth of experience in the mortgage sector, Robin worked for some of the UK’s most recognised lenders and then in business development before setting up Hawke in 2008. Based in Warlingham, outside of work Robin enjoys playing and watching rugby.

Peter Hunt Financial Services

Peter Hunt

Partner, Hawke Financial Services

Peter, one of the founding partners of Hawke Financial Services, has worked within the financial services for over 20 years. Following many years at an Independent Financial Advisor, Peter decided to utilise his experience by joining forces with Robin to set up Hawke in 2008. Based in West Sussex, Peter enjoys family time, eating good food and running during his spare time.


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Adam Hollidge

Help to Buy Adviser & Office Manager

Adam entered the mortgage industry in 2014. Primarily based in the residential mortgage sector, he is also Hawke Financial Services’ Help to Buy specialist. Adam prides himself on helping his clients acquire the necessary funds to secure their new home, by taking the weight off their shoulders at every stage. Located in Epsom, outside of being a broker, Adam coaches a rugby team, enjoys playing pool and gets his creative juices flowing through his Help to Buy blogs.

Adam Newell

Adam Newell

Mortgage and Insurance Advisor

After a 25-year career in the City of London as a Financial Trader, Adam joined the ever-increasing headcount at Hawke in January 2020. When Adam isn’t helping clients secure the perfect mortgage and insurance package, he enjoys spending time with family, also sailing, gardening and watching rugby. All of this, occasionally accompanied by a refreshing pint or glass of Pinot!

Anna Millea

Anna Millea

Senior Broker

Anna has worked in the mortgage industry since 1997, initially at Cheltenham & Gloucester and then for UCB. She began as a mortgage and protection consultant in 2008 and has been with Hawke since August 2016. Anna enjoys the challenge of finding the right mortgage for her clients and prides herself on offering a brilliant service from start to finish. Based in Warlingham, Anna enjoys running and keeping fit outside of work, as well as spending quality time with her family and friends.

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Compliance Officer

Gaynor previously worked as a Mortgage Underwriter for a specialist lender - UCB until 2006. After a break from the mortgage industry, she joined the Hawke team in June 2021 and is based in the Caterham office as Compliance Officer. In her spare time Gaynor enjoys socialising with friends and family and strives to keep fit.


Jack Ashenden

Senior Case Manager and Mortgage Broker

Jack is based in Caterham and joined the Hawke team in September 2016. He enjoys helping clients to understand their mortgage and always learning new things to become a better broker. In his free time, Jack enjoys watching and playing football and looking after his pet tortoise Toby.

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John Green

Mortgage & Insurance Advisor

John has 18 years experience in the mortgage industry. His career has included working for both lenders and mortgage packagers before becoming a broker. John joined Hawke in 2009 and now predominantly advises on some of the more complex case scenarios including bridging, commercial and development finance. John really enjoys the challenge of trying to find solutions to some of the more intricate cases that are introduced. John has recently moved to a small village just outside of Royal Leamington Spa and enjoys socialising with family and friends, whilst following his beloved Crystal Palace football club.

Residential and Buy to Let Mortgages

Luke Delderfield

Residential and Buy to Let Mortgages

Having joined Hawke Financial Services in 2014, Luke focuses primarily on Residential and Buy to Let Mortgages, where he excels with supporting clients achieve their financial aspirations. He enjoys being a part of the first-time buyer process and also assisting individuals wishing to refinance a portfolio of buy to let properties. Located in Kenley; outside of being a broker, Luke plays rugby competitively and is proud to have represented Kent County in Rugby Sevens.



Matt has been doing mortgages since 2001 and lives in Seaford, Sussex. Matt likes to spend time with his young family and playing golf.


Oliver Buckley

Mortgage and Protection Broker

Oli became a mortgage and protection adviser in 2018 and joined the Hawkes team in early 2021. He has helped many clients purchase their dream home and realise their potential in investing. In his own time, Oli enjoys writing music, playing his guitars and spending quality time with his young family.

Richard Long

Richard Long

Senior Mortgage & Insurance Broker

Richard has 20 years experience in the mortgage industry. He started his career working for a subsidiary of Nationwide Building Society before joining Hawke in 2008 shortly after it was set up. Richard strives to provide a quality level of service all the way through the mortgage process, ensuring his clients get the best possible solution for their requirements. Outside of Hawke Richard lives in a small village in the Ashdown Forest and enjoys spending time with his family & friends, keeping fit and watching Crystal Palace.

Mortgage Advisors

Sam Agate

Mortgage & Insurance Broker

Sam has been an independent mortgage consultant for over 25 years. With a wealth of experience in the residential, buy to let and insurance sectors, at Hawke she mainly focuses on residential cases and providing general insurance and life protection advice. Sam has always enjoyed being a broker, particularly that she is able to help her clients secure such a huge financial commitment.

Sam Cox

Sam Cox

Mortgage & Protection Consultant

Sam is based in South Croydon, and has been a Mortgage and Protection Consultant for over 20 years. She enjoys the variety and challenges that accompany helping people buy their dream home and secure their futures. Driven by quality service, Sam monitors her clients' current mortgage rates to ensure they are always on the best deal. She has a truly holistic approach to the overall financial wellbeing of her clients. Outside of work Sam enjoys going to the theatre, eating out and spending time with family and friends.

Case Management Team

Mortgage Advisors

Claire Sayers


One of Hawke’s case managers, Claire worked in various administrative roles for over 20 years before starting at Hawke in 2015. Claire enjoys the working environment at Hawke and how every day can be different. Located in Seaford on England’s south coast, Claire has recently taken up fitness and enjoys running and pushing herself.

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Josh Newman

Senior Case Manager

Based in Warlingham, Josh joined the Hawke team back in September 2015. As a Senior Case Manager, he works directly with founding partner, Peter Hunt, where he enjoys providing an excellent service from start to finish. Outside of the office, Josh enjoys playing rugby, socialising with family and friends, and travelling.

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Luca Merlini-Stone

Case Manager

Based in Purley, Luca joined Hawke in August 2019. He is currently undergoing an apprenticeship programme in Business Administration and is excited to progress into becoming a mortgage broker soon. Luca enjoys conversing with clients to develop a better understanding of their aspirations and progressing mortgage applications efficiently to provide satisfactory levels of customer service. Outside of the office, Luca plays rugby for his local team, enjoys skiing and watching Tottenham Hotspur.

Rachel Spicer

Rachel Spicer

Case Manager

Working specifically for Senior Broker, Anna Millea, Rachel first cut her teeth in the mortgage industry back in 1998 at Cheltenham & Gloucester, which is also where she first started working with Anna. She has worked at various mortgage companies since then and has been with Hawke since 2016. Away from the office, Rachel – who is based in Carshalton – enjoys spending time with her family and friends, walking, and going on different types of holidays.

Andrea Grace

Andrea Grace

Office Administrator

Andrea is our resident Kiwi; having lived in the UK since 1994. Brought on board in an admin capacity, Andrea comes from many years of PA and secretarial experience across a variety of sectors, majority of this in Central London. Now Caterham based, it’s a literal hop, skip and jump of a commute to work. In her spare time Andrea enjoys playing pool, fishing and spending time with people who make her laugh.

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