We’re looking for experienced self-employed mortgage advisers to join our team

Get in touch for a quick chat with Roger our chief exec to see if we might be a good fit for you.

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Who are we?

Fort Advice Bureau (FAB) is the sister company to Charles Derby Mortgage Bureau, an appointed representative business owned by directors with 50 years of experience in the mortgage and protection industry.

Why did we create FAB?

FAB is a directly authorised company. Being directly authorised allows us to offer an experienced adviser freedom to deliver a more professional service with a broad range of products to clients and remain in a compliant supportive environment with great rewards.

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We embrace social media, not suppress it. We take a common-sense approach to your marketing avoid unnecessary lengthy review processes. 

Interested in joining our team?

The next step is to get in touch for an informal chat with Roger Lane (CEO).

Hear what we have to offer experienced self-employed advisers.

Listen to our CEO Roger Lane and our National Sales Director Tony Nunn talk through what it’s like to join the FAB team.

Meet the leadership team


Roger Lane

Chief Executive

Roger started in financial services as a mortgage adviser many years ago and is QCF Level 4 qualified and has operated as an IFA (Independent Financial Adviser).  He also has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Essex.

He has managed a number of successful businesses throughout his career and in 2019 sold a business to a major plc and was one of the founder members.

As Chief Executive Officer of Fort Advice Bureau Ltd he will use all his experience to ensure that it becomes a UK Market Leading Mortgage Advisory business.


Peter Matthews

Business Development Director

As Business Development Director, Peter’s extensive experience is vital to establishing Fort Advice Bureau Ltd as a specialist mortgage brokerage.  During his career, Peter has developed an impressive network of contacts over the years and has in depth knowledge of New Build, Commercial, Bridging and Ltd Company Buy mortgages as well as the mortgage industry in general and has excellent working relationships across all lender types.

Peter completely understands the market and is in tune with what Introducers and Lenders expect from a first-class mortgage advisory business.