Philip King, the former Interim Small Business Commissioner (SBC) has joined Debt Register, a payments Fintech, as an Advisor.

King, who prior to being appointed SBC was the Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM), has worked in the credit industry for more than 40 years, having held senior roles within Olivetti and Vodafone. He is the author of the Managing Cashflow Guides series and created the Prompt Payment Code at the behest of Peter Mandelson, the Secretary of State at the former Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.

King said “What attracts me to Debt Register is that it has a technology that is taking a different approach to collections through the clever use of data and creating a meaningful consequence for those disinclined to honour their contract terms.”

Gary Brown, Founder of Debt Register, says he is delighted to welcome King to the team: “His undoubted knowledge and first-hand practical experience of what small businesses and larger customers face will be invaluable to us as we look to transform the way businesses and credit managers address poor payment practice.”