Home collected credit lender Morses Club has announced changes to the board of the company.

Baroness Simone Finn has been appointed to the Board as an independent non-executive director and Chair of the Audit and Risk & Compliance Committees with effect from 5th May 2019.

Baroness Finn is a member of the UK House of Lords. She is a former government adviser on industrial relations, efficiency and Civil Service reform. She advises international governments in these fields, amongst others, through the consultancy business of which she is managing director. Baroness Finn also has a deep grounding in regulatory compliance and corporate governance excellence. She is a chartered accountant by profession and is experienced in audit practice through her previous roles and her membership of the Audit Committee of Arbuthnot Latham. She previously worked at the Financial Services Authority, the predecessor of the FCA.

Alongside this new appointment, Patrick Storey has informed the board that he wishes to retire as an independent non-executive director of the Company when his current three-year term of office expires, on 4th May 2019.

Stephen Karle, Chairman of Morses Club PLC, said “We are delighted to welcome Baroness Simone Finn to the Board. Her experience and understanding of the regulatory environment will be a valuable addition to the Board and we look forward to working closely with her.”