dsMortgages Team


We’re a family-run team with professionalism, expertise and excellent service at the heart of everything we do.

We have over 30 years experience in advising and arranging mortgages with associated protection to clients all over the UK.

As appointed representatives of the Stonebridge Mortgage Group, we offer mortgages from the whole market (that's over 90 lenders) including exclusive deals wherever you are based in the UK. It means we are able to match our customers with their perfect mortgage every time. We even go one step further, providing valuable insight and guidance to our clients on all aspects of their property mortgaging journey.

All of our work is done over the phone and via email so it doesn't matter where you are in the UK.

Meet the Team


Darren Shepherd

Mortgage & Protection Advisor
Certs PFS, Certs CII (MP & ER)

With over 30 years of experience in financial services, Darren is the heart of dsMortgages – and founder of the company. His qualifications include certifications in Mortgage Advice as well as Equity Release, allowing him to provide our customers with his unique expertise when it comes to their mortgages. He’s also a member of the Society of Mortgage

Before taking on the role of mortgage advisor, Darren worked in administration and underwriting for mortgages, as well as working with estate agents to arrange mortgages. This wealth of experience and industry knowledge makes him the expert you want on-hand to help you get the best mortgage for your personal needs

Kai Shepherd

Mortgage & Protection Advisor
Certs CII (MP)

Kai also holds the Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice and is a member of the Society of Mortgage Professionals Certs CII (MP).

As a qualified Mortgage and Protection advisor he supports our clients to deliver an exceptional service throughout the mortgage process. He has worked alongside Darren since 2019 and specialises in financial service advice and insights – a valuable resource for many of our happy customers.

Debbie Shepherd

Mortgage & Protection Admistrator

Debbie rounds out the dsMortgages family by providing much-needed administration and support, utilising her expertise to ensure everything runs smoothly – for our business and our customers alike. She has years of expertise in the mortgage broker industry, with ten years of experience at our company in addition to 7 years’ experience before joining the team.

Debbie provides a unique perspective and insight into many aspects of mortgage services, and as an expert mortgage broker herself, she’s an excellent asset to our team. Through her administration and advisory work, plus full mortgage qualifications, she ensures that the needs of our customers are met every step of the way.

If you want to get to know our team better, or we sound like the ideal choice for your mortgage broker services, get in touch today via our contact form or on the phone on 0330 22 333 10. We’re always happy to help.

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