Jones the Managing Director at Black Horse, He has replaced outgoing chairman Nigel Clibbens, whose term has ended.
Stephen Sklaroff, Director General of the FLA said: “Richard is taking over as chairman of the FLA at a particularly important time for the industry, with the prospect of a new government and the start of detailed negotiations on the UK’s exit from the EU. Richard’s experience – including on the FLA’s Board – will be invaluable as we continue make the industry’s case to politicians, our regulators and our many stakeholders. I look forward very much to working with him.”
Richard Jones said: ““It is a privilege to become chairman in the FLA’s 25th anniversary year. In a period of increasing change and uncertainty, the FLA will continue to play a lead role in developing the markets it represents for the benefit of consumers and businesses across the UK.”