Jim Coleman, who has held senior treasury roles at Nationwide, Natwest and Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, has been appointed as the lender’s treasury director.
Will Foster who previously held senior finance roles at Prudential and Aegon also joins Portillion as financial controller.
Both Coleman and Foster will report to chief financial officer David Hill.
Helen Bramham joins the company as operations manager and will be responsible for third-party administrators. Bramham will report to chief operating officer Barry Searle.
Portillion says it is continuing to build its systems and will launch when the time is right.