The Mortgage Quest team

We are personable, professional and efficient.


Our success and growth has been based on the simple philosophy of service. We can make your move easier and also save you money. We pride ourselves in looking after your various needs before your purchase, during the search for the most suitable rate and, as importantly, after your application has been submitted to a lender.

We work for you throughout, focusing only on what you need, when you need it.

Trevor Peer

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Trevor formed the company way back in 1990. Originally based in Newmarket the company’s home for the past 20 years has been The Sycamores in Royston. In the many years since setting up the company Trevor has built up relationships with 1000’s of clients through excellent service and countless recommendations. The company has grown from just Trevor to it’s current format with 7 advisers and an Office Manager.

Dean Porter

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Dean joined us in 2015 after serving 15 years in both Commercial and Retail management roles at Lloyds Banking Group. He operated in the Cambridge and in the Haverhill areas during his time at the bank and was proud to have built strong relationships with his clients. He is now proud to be able to offer people mortgage advice based on a whole of market basis to ensure that the customer can get the most suitable option available to them.

Nicholas Peer

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Nick has lived in and around Royston for the past 30 years and joined Mortgage Quest in 2018. Nick uses his knowledge of the local area to help first time buyers onto the property ladder as well as those looking to make the next move, navigating the complexities around the purchase schemes and mortgage types available. When not in the office Nick spends time with his wife and two children and can occasionally be seen struggling round some of the local football pitches asking himself why he didn't give this up a long time ago.

James Stopford, CeMAP Diploma, CeRER

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

James joined Mortgage Quest in February 2015 having worked in financial services since 1999. He spent 13 years with HSBC in Private Banking, Credit, and Branch Management roles in London, Sussex and Wales. He then joined the Financial Ombudsman Service in 2012 helping put things right for consumers and businesses. He previously split his time between the UK and Amsterdam where he was involved in the Expat community helping with their mortgage needs but is now back in the UK.

Helen Kellock

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Helen joined Mortgage Quest in April 2017 having previously worked in the financial services industry. Helen’s prior career with HSBC spanned managerial roles within offshore ex-pat corporate services, retail and Head Office including monitoring and improving treating customers fairly which is something we strongly believe in here at Mortgage Quest. Helen can assist with your mortgage and protection needs in the local Royston area and is also growing her business in her home area in Essex. In her spare time Helen enjoys horse riding.

Kayleigh Manning

Buildings and Contents Adviser

Kayleigh joined our team in 2020 with knowledge and experience in both mortgage and protection sales from her background as a mortgage manager with HSBC. She is our Home Insurance specialist and will make it her mission to find a policy to suit your individual needs. Kayleigh is also responsible for ensuring compliance checks are completed for our mortgage applications.


Protection Adviser

Andrew joined Mortgage Quest in 2021 and comes with an extensive background in sales and customer service and is very passionate about helping people make the right decision. Andrew has lived in Meldreth for the past 6 years and loves spending time with his wife and 2 children in his spare time.

Emily King

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Emily has worked in the mortgage industry since 2015 working for firms in the local area after previously working as a marketing manager. Emily can assist with your mortgage and protection needs in the local Royston and surrounding villages area. In her spare time Emily enjoys running (currently training for a half marathon) and live music.


Office Manager

Sharon is the Office manager and also Trevor’s wife. Sharon has been with Mortgage Quest for many years and looks after the client database and the countless admin aspects of the business. Sharon’s favourite part of the job is chasing solicitors to find out move dates!

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