Meet The Crocs

Meet our handpicked experts ready to support you in finding the most suitable mortgage from a comprehensive range. 


It’s a jungle out there!
Let’s go exploring.


With lenders fighting to get you to sign up for a loan or complex forms from comparison websites, it isn’t easy to know where to start when you need a mortgage or commercial funding.

At Blue Crocodile, we take a fresh approach, quickly getting to know your circumstances before searching the whole market and using our industry experience to find the best lending option.

Richard Blakey


Tel: 07768558102

As an ex-professional cricketer playing over 750 matches for Yorkshire and England, Richard has come up against his fair share of mortgage challenges over the years due to lenders stricter criteria’s on sportspeople. Along with his son Harrison he founded Blue Crocodile to be able to support both past and present professionals with their mortgage needs.

Through his cricketing career and current events company, Richard has built up a large network of contacts in every industry. This enables Blue Crocodile to utilise these connections to ensure we only work with handpicked partners that add real benefit to our customer’s mortgage journeys.

Harrison Blakey

Director & Mortgage Adviser

Tel: 07825908575

After spending 6 years in the banking industry seeing first hand the difficulties customers face when dealing with larger banks, combined with his own personal mortgage experiences, Harrison founded Blue Crocodile to provide a modern and simple solution to customer’s mortgage needs.

Now a fully qualified adviser, everything he does is geared to ensuring Blue Crocodile provide their customers with the right advice and the simplest end to end mortgage process.

Ryan Botha

Mortgage Services Director

Tel: 07493790221

Ryan has come from one of the biggest brokerage firms in the country and his experience and knowledge of the buying, selling or remortgaging process has meant he has spent almost 7 years as one of the top advisers in the house buying business.

Ryan, who is also qualified in giving advanced mortgage advice, views every transaction as if it were his own. From sorting out your mortgage, negotiating the biggest discount on your house price with estate agents, right the way through to dealing with solicitors and getting you the keys, you know you are in safe hands. And with his years of experience there’s no such thing as a complicated case? Ryan doesn’t think there isn’t a scenario he hasn’t come across before and will stop at nothing to provide a solution and sort your mortgage in a snap!

Liam Armitage

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Tel: 07733983727

With 10 years experience working in the banking and mortgage industry, Liam understands that all customers circumstances are different and prides himself in delivering a down to earth, excellent customer experience. His knowledge and expertise mean that you’re in very capable hands.

From securing the best mortgage deal, protecting you, your home and your loved ones, helping you with your solicitors, right through to getting those keys to your dream home, Liam’s passion and priority is to make sure the whole process is as simple and straight forward as possible.

Jack Silverwood

Mortgage Associate

Tel: 07760113716

Jack joins Blue Crocodile after a successful 3 years with another mortgage brokerage, having gained some valuable experience and knowledge within the mortgage sector, Jack’s priority is ensuring that all customers have the best possible mortgage experience. Jacks previous knowledge means he will provide extra support to Blue Crocodile’s advisers so they are able to offer the right mortgage advice to even more customers and ensure that there is always someone on hand to support.

Jack’s end goal is to have his own client portfolio and help customers have a smile on their faces whilst facing a stressful time in their life.

Outside of work Jack is a keen sportsman playing for two football teams and scoring goal after goal. Lets hope he helps customers score when it comes to getting the right mortgage.

Experienced Financial Advisors

Our team of experts are on hand to guide you through each stage of the process, helping reduce the paperwork and gather the right information to make finding a loan as hassle free and easy as possible. We run a small team and are able to respond quickly to your enquiry to provide the personal service you deserve, with one point of contact.

Making it snappy

We pride ourselves on our efficient service and quick proposals. Using our expertise to know where to search first, we can avoid many of the delays often encountered when searching for your own loans, whilst also being able to utilise our network of key contacts with many of the lenders to follow up applications and get things processed quickly.

Market Flexibility

We are impartial mortgage advisors, meaning that we offer a comprehensive range of products from across the market, this ensures that we will always find the most suitable deal for you regardless of which lender it comes from.
We are searching the market constantly so have full knowledge of the best rates and deals on the market at any
given time.