The Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) has announced that it has appointed two new board director Emma Powell, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer at Admiral Money, and Lee Rhodes, Commercial Director at Aldermore Bank join the board.
With more than 18 years’ experience in financial services, Powell’s impressive credentials span a number of senior leadership roles, including Head of Compliance and Risk at Admiral Money, and latterly Chief Operating Officer, prior to her current role as Chief Risk Officer.
Rhodes is a senior figure in the Asset Finance sector with more than 20 years’ experience. His career includes several senior roles with key industry lenders, and after joining Aldermore Bank in 2014 as Head of Wholesale and Structured Finance, he became Commercial Director of Asset Finance in 2020.
Stephen Haddrill, Director General of the FLAc said “I am very pleased indeed to welcome Emma and Lee to the Board. Their industry experience and specialist knowledge will be invaluable. I look forward to working with them both.”
Tabitha Brace, Senior Vice President at Volvo Financial Services, and current FLA board member, has been elected Chair of the Asset Finance Division Management Committee – replacing John Phillipou following his appointment in September as Chair of the FLA.