Stephen Welch
Stephen Welch
Senior Relationship Manager - Hotel Finance
Bank Leumi (UK) plc

Stephen joined Bank Leumi's Hotel Finance team in Nov 2019 prior to which he worked for Santander (2010-2019) co-founding their Hotels & Leisure team in 2012.

Stephen has spent 30+ years in banking, mainly in relationship management and new business development across a variety of UK and international banks. He has focused on real estate and hotel finance since the mid-1990s. He has arranged bilateral and syndicated facilities for a wide range of investors, developers, hoteliers and other borrowers, Currently he is focusing on hotel finance in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands. He also has experience for cross border finance in other continental European countries and the UAE.


Speaking at The Annual Hotel Conference (AHC)

Ending the Standoff: Managing the Lender-Owner-Tenant Relationship

Discussing the relations between lender, owner and tenant, put under strain by the COVID crisis.