About Us

Birchwood has been established to provide flexible commercial real estate financing solutions for borrowers secured on assets in the UK and Europe.

Our Mission

Birchwood Real Estate Capital strives to deliver seamless and efficient execution of tailored financing solutions to support borrower asset management and business plans.

Our Culture

Birchwood is committed to building an inclusive and diverse team with deep market knowledge and a disciplined underwriting approach underpinned by strong responsible investment principles.

Our Expertise

Our multi-disciplined and dedicated team has extensive experience of investing in both debt and equity across a diverse range of property asset classes, and with professional backgrounds in real estate, law and finance.

Meet the Team

Lorna Brown

Chief Executive Officer

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Chief Executive Officer

Kate Tovey

Director

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Director

Libby Thelwall

Director

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Director

David O’Flaherty

Finance Director

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Finance Director

Carole Cook

Surveyor

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Surveyor

Edward Raynor

Associate

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Associate

David McMurtry

Analyst

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Analyst

Backed By Institutional Capital

Birchwood is backed by W.R. Berkley Corporation, one of the largest property and casualty insurers in the United States. Founded in 1967, W.R. Berkley Corporation, is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange with invested assets in excess of $33.9billion (as at 31 Dec 2022).

What our clients say

"Real estate lender focussed on providing flexible capital solutions for borrowers across all property sectors in UK and Europe."

John Smith - CEO, Company

"Real estate lender focussed on providing flexible capital solutions for borrowers across all property sectors in UK and Europe."

John Smith - CEO, Company

"Real estate lender focussed on providing flexible capital solutions for borrowers across all property sectors in UK and Europe."

John Smith - CEO, Company

"Real estate lender focussed on providing flexible capital solutions for borrowers across all property sectors in UK and Europe."

John Smith - CEO, Company

Lending Capabilities

Birchwood provides one-stop execution to deliver bespoke financing solutions to meet borrower requirements.

Key Differentiators

Birchwood offers speed and certainty of execution for borrowers in an increasingly changing market.