CSA launches new online collections learning platform

11th February 2022 Appointments | #collections training

The Credit Services Association (CSA), the trade body for the debt collection and purchase industry, and an approved Register of Apprenticeship Training Provider (RoATP) has launched a new Online Learning Platform to add to its extensive suite of training solutions. The new platform ensures credit and collections staff are trained and up to date with…

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FCA appoints Practitioner Panel Chair

1st February 2022 Appointments | #appointments

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Direct Line Group CEO, Penny James, as Chair of its Practitioner Panel. James who has been a member of the Panel since September 2020, will take up the post from 1st March 2022. She succeeds Paul Feeney, CEO of Quilter. The FCA Practitioner Panel is an independent statutory body…

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Bristow & Sutor partners with digital transformation specialist

28th January 2022 Appointments | #appointment

Bristow & Sutor Group has announced it has partnered with digital technology transformation specialist, Andrew Slade. Slade has 23 years of experience in IT architecture roles in blue-chip environments, with expertise in both hands-on solution design as well as Head of Architecture team leadership. He has a renowned track record in helping major private and…

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Flexys appoint Chief Operating Officer

25th January 2022 Appointments | #appointments

Flexys Solutions have announced the appointment of James Hill to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Hill previously worked at Tribal Group where he was Global Professional Services Delivery Director with responsibility for project delivery and leadership of the global Professional Services and PMO divisions. He will take responsibility for implementing the strategic vision and…

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Arvato Financial Solutions appoints Wallwork as Non-Executive Director

21st January 2022 Appointments | #appointments

Arvato Financial Solutions have announced the appointment of Peter Wallwork as Non-Executive Director. Over the last twenty years, Wallwork has built a reputation for managing complex external messaging and stakeholder relationships, positioning innovative solutions into often misunderstood, highly-regulated customer-facing markets. During his ten years as CEO of the Credit Services Association (CSA), Wallwork led a…

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Paylink Solutions appoints Head of Development

14th December 2021 Appointments | #appointments

Fintech, Paylink Solutions has hired Crispin Neads as Head of Development to drive product development and enhance its digital affordability applications for the financial services industry. Neads has decades’ experience of fintech after delivering transformation programmes and product development through previous technology leadership roles at Experian and Iress. He is now going to focus on…

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FCA appoints General Counsel to its Executive Committee

7th December 2021 Appointments | #appointments

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Stephen Braviner Roman as General Counsel and as a member of its Executive Committee following an open competition. Roman is expected to join the FCA in February next year. Megan Butler has announced she will step down from her role as Executive Director of Transformation in the spring.…

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Just appoints Chief Technology Officer

7th December 2021 Appointments | #appointments

Just, the enforcement market integrator has appointed FinTech veteran Mike Dugand as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Dugand will take his seat on the board of Just in the new year after completing his role at Nottingham Building Society where he has led the transition from legacy systems to SalesForce. With previous leadership experience at Experian,…

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Connected Data appoints two Senior Directors

2nd December 2021 Appointments | #appointments

East Midlands based venture, Connected Data, has announced that Anthony Sumner and Antony Dear will be joining the team as Director of Data and Analytics and Director of Platform and Delivery. Sumner joins the Connected Data team from Experian, the global information services company, where he held the role of Managing Director of Analytics. He…

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First Locate appoints Head of Sales

4th November 2021 Appointments | #appointments

First Locate has announced the appointment of Neil Burrows as its new Head of Sales. Burrows will look to broaden the company’s existing portfolio of premium clients by expanding our reach into other key sectors across the Banking, Financial Services and Utility offerings with a focus on key services and White Label solutions. Darren Guest…

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Zopa appoints new Chief Risk Officer

3rd November 2021 Appointments |

Digital bank Zopa has announced that it has appointed Graham Robinson as its new Chief Risk Officer. Robinson joins Zopa as it completes its first year as a digital bank and sets its sights on further growth. With over 20 years experience of leadership across credit risk, operations and digital, Robinson brings a wealth of…

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Energy sector job seekers encouraged to consider careers in debt sectors

29th October 2021 Appointments |

Credit Style, part of the Bristow & Sutor Group, says energy sector workers who have lost their jobs recently should consider changing career paths, highlighting the volume of roles available in debt recovery and the transferable skills that are of interest to employers in the sector. The current energy crisis has seen over a dozen…

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MaPS appoints new advisory group members

29th October 2021 Appointments | #appointments

Phil Andrew, Chief Executive Officer of StepChange Debt Charity, Joanna Elson CBE, Chief Executive of the Money Advice Trust, Dame Clare Moriarty, CEO of Citizens Advice, and Katie Murray, Group Chief Financial Officer of NatWest Group, have joined twelve other top-level executives from the worlds of finance, consumer rights, research and technology on the Money…

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