Ecospend appoints Head of Solutions

Ecospend, q provider of Open Banking APIs, has announced the appointment of Sarah Lambert as Head of Solutions. Lambert will be working with the team to help Ecospend identify and deliver data-based solutions, powered by open banking technology, that meet the needs of more vulnerable customers. As a Sales and Affordability product specialist, Lambert will…

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Monevo appoints TransUnion MD to join the board

17th November 2021 Appointments | #appointments

Fintech Monevo has appointed Kelli Fielding, TransUnion’s Managing Director of Consumer Interactive, to its board, helping to leverage TransUnion’s global relationships and market-leading decisioning and analytic capabilities. The appointment comes in the wake of TransUnion announcing its investment in Monevo, a personal credit platform empowering lenders to deliver highly personalised credit offers to consumers via…

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Auxillias makes legal and compliance appointments

12th November 2021 Appointments |

Law firm, Auxillias has appointed two legal, governance and compliance specialists to its team, strengthening the firm’s offering for clients. Simon Brown has been named as Director of Compliance and Training, while Carrie Stephenson has been appointed to the role of Director of Legal and Governance. Brown will be launching the firm’s compliance offering, working…

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FLA appoints new Chair

9th November 2021 Appointments | #appointments

The Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) has announced the appointment of Rebecca McNeil as the new Chair of the Association, with effect from 30 November. She succeeds Richard Jones, who has held this post since 2017. McNeil is currently Chief Executive Officer at Close Brothers Retail and was previously CEO at Close Brothers Motor Finance.…

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iVendi appoints Head of Information Security and Compliance

27th October 2021 Appointments | #appointments

Simon Hunt has been appointed to the new role of Head of Information Security and Compliance at iVendi. Hunt has worked as a freelance consultant for the company since 2017 and will take on the full-time role from the beginning of September. Entering the IT sector in 1988, Hunt has operated as an Analyst Programmer,…

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Close Brothers Motor Finance announces new appointments

24th September 2021 Appointments |

Close Brothers Motor Finance has announced that it has promoted John Cassidy to Director of Commercial Partners, and Matt King to the newly-created role of Head of Partners. Cassidy has worked at Close Brothers for almost 12 years, most recently as Head of Brokers and Partnerships. During his time at the company, Cassidy has led…

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Non-Standard Finance CEO resigns

1st September 2021 Alternative Consumer Lending |

John van Kuffeler has announced that he is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Non-Standard Finance (NSF) with immediate effect. Chief Finance Director (CFO) Jono Gillespie will succeed him. with a process is already underway to appoint a replacement Gillespie has almost 25 years’ experience in the non-standard consumer finance sector and has…

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TotallyMoney appoints People Director

26th August 2021 Appointments |

TotallyMoney, the credit app built to help people move their money forwards and achieve their financial goals, has announced the appointment of Liz Afolabi as its People Director. Afolabi joins TotallyMoney’s management team from Unleashed, where she spent two and a half years building productive, engaged and high-performing teams for a number of UK and…

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Cifas makes board appointment

13th August 2021 Appointments |

Fraud prevention service, Cifas has appointed Abimbola Adesanya to its board under the Board Apprentice scheme. Adesanya is a senior finance and change management leader with over 25 years’ experience, with much of this spent within the regulated financial services industry. Abimbola’s experience combines technical and commercial experience to successfully lead finance teams and deliver…

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Pink Pig Loans appoints three Directors

6th August 2021 Appointments |

Specialist finance packager and distributor, Pink Pig Loans has announced the appointment of three new Directors to its board to support its ambitious growth plans. Pink Pig Loans provides specialist finance packaging for financial advisers covering a range of product sectors including first-charge, second-charge, and bridging and commercial. The new board Directors will support James…

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Deko makes executive team appointments

26th July 2021 Appointments |

Deko has announced the appointment of Tom Myles as Chief Technology Officer and Rob Fernandes as Chief Product Officer. Myes joins Deko after over twenty years’ experience in the payments, banking and fintech sector. In his most recent position as Chief Technology Officer of Barclays Payment Gateway, he led the modernisation and delivery of the…

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UK Finance appoints Director of UK Public Affairs

13th July 2021 Appointments |

UK Finance has announced the appointment of Sophia Morrell as its new Director of UK Public Affairs. Morell is currently Political Adviser to Jonathan Reynolds MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and will join UK Finance on 31st August 2021. Morrell, who was also Political Adviser to Reynolds when he was Shadow…

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Sales team boost at LendingMetrics

12th July 2021 Appointments |

Intelligent decisioning technology provider LendingMetrics has announced two new sales appointments. The company behind the multi-award-winning automated underwriting Auto Decision Platform (ADP) has appointed Callum McNeice as Account Manager and Emma Worley as Sales Operations Coordinator. They join the Fareham-based company’s workforce that is being expanded in line with a fast-increasing client base. The company’s…

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