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Meet the team

Below you’ll find information of our staff and our advisers with details of their niche disciplines such as equity release, mortgages for contractors or buy-to-let etc. When you make an enquiry though us you will be put in touch with the most suitable adviser based on your circumstances.

principle | Darren Meehan

Darren Meehan


As a trusted mortgage adviser I service both existing and potential new clients. Most of my work is referred from clients throughout the Country. With over 14 years’ in financial services and 10 years’ experience in mortgage advice, I provide clear and concise advice tailored to my client’s situation.

My view that all clients are different is reflected in my approach and depth of understanding. Initial consultations are free and typically we do not charge, please contact us to discuss your situation.

mortgage adviser | Murray Rees

Murray Rees


With over 35 years in Financial Services, initially as a Senior Manager with a High Street Bank, and for the last 10 years with Darren, there are not many situations I have not come across. This experience allows me to give advice in a “down to earth” fashion, whilst building bespoke solutions to meet clients’ needs.

I have advanced qualifications in mortgage advice, and Equity Release mortgages.

mortgage adviser | Ken Savill

Ken Savill


I have worked within the Financial Services industry for over 35 years: Firstly with a high street Building Society and then a leading Life Assurance Company. I have been a qualified mortgage adviser for the last for the last 12 years.

I enjoy meeting people and being able to help them achieve their plans whether this is to buy their future home, an investment property or to arrange a re-mortgage.

mortgage protection adviser | Jasmine Mitchell

Jasmine Mitchell

Protection Specialist

As a qualified protection specialist advisor in the area of both Personal and Business proteciton. I access individual client situations and tailor financial products to suit those needs, offering solutions and helping them understand the variety of products available as well as providing an ongoing after sales service. If you would like a financial review please feel free to contact me.

mortgage administrator | Emma Biswell

Emma Biswell

Mortgage Administrator

I started with Bright Money at the beginning of 2014 after 10 years working for the Head Office of a global Hotel chain. Every day brings a new challenge and I have thoroughly enjoyed learning new skills and processes to assist Darren in the making the company as compliant as possible.

mortgage administrator | Louise Druitt

Louise Druitt

Mortgage Administrator

I support our brokers and clients, covering all administrative duties. Working within a small admin team, we work closely to ensure the mortgage application runs smoothly.

mortgage administrator | Tracy Gibson

Tracy Gibson

Mortgage Administrator

I recently joined Bright Money direct from Estate Agency where I have worked for over 19 years managing large portfolios, maintenance and legal requirements this also included Mortgage administration. I look forward to using my experience to offer our clients assistance in all aspects of their application and hope that the agency experience I have will be to everyone’s advantage.

IT Manager | Philip Cooper

Philip Cooper

IT Manager

After starting to program computers at the age of 14, most of my life has been in front of a computer screen. With a long experience of hardware, software and application development Darren quickly grabbed the opportunity for me to join his team.

You can choose how Bright Money Independent Ltd are paid for mortgages; typically we do not charge however, you can pay a fee, usually 1% of the loan amount,
in cases that more work is required we may agree a fee upfront before any work is undertaken.
For Equity Release we are typically paid by the lender, however we offer a fee only service which is 1.5% of the loan amount.
Trading Address - 5a Cornmarket, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3DX
For protection insurance we offer products from a limited panel of providers
For buildings and contents insurance and accident sickness & unemployment insurance we offer products from a selected panel of providers.
Registered Address - Coleridge House, 5-7A Park Street, Slough, SL1 1PE | Registered in England No 07801150