(AIM:EQLS ) has announced the appointment of Sian Herbert as an Independent Non-Executive Director which will become effective as of 1 October 2020.
Sian Herbert, who will be taking the position of Head of the Audit Committee, has had an extensive City career spanning 35 years within audit, financial crime, risk and regulation, focusing on the financial services and technology sectors, the company told investors.
She gained 25 years' experience at PwC including fifteen years as a partner within the forensic services group, stepping down in June 2020. At PwC, became an established expert, advising on financial crime, risk, regulatory change and the impact of technology.
Sian is both a Member of the ICAEW and the Hong Kong Society of Accountants. Since July 2020, Sian has held a position as a Non-Executive Director of HBL Bank UK Limited.
Coinciding with the appointment of Sian Herbert, Bob Head, who has been a Non-Executive Director of the Company since July 2016, is stepping down from the Board. Following a brief transition period, Bob will officially step down from the Board on 1 October 2020.
"We are delighted to be able to bring someone of Sian's standing to lead the Audit Committee and contribute to the wider strategic initiatives of the Group,” said Alan Hughes, Non-Executive Chairman of Equals.
He added, “Sian is a distinguished practitioner, having spent decades advising the highest levels of management on corporate strategy relating to the impact of financial technologies and regulatory change.”
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