Onwards and upwards: Gatehouse builds on its strong foundations

With three years of profitability under its belt and a position as one of the foremost fully-fledged Islamic banks in the European market, Gatehouse Bank is sitting pretty. Focused primarily on the real estate and property markets, the bank is now expanding into new markets including private equity, retail deposits and club funds. IFN managing editor Lauren McAughtry speaks exclusively to CEO Henry Thompson, one year after joining Gatehouse, on his ambitions, expectations and outlook for the future.