The CEO of Amicus has been appointed to the Board of UK Finance.
John Jenkins joins the Board – a newly formed, high profile industry body representing banks and financial services institutions in the UK – to represent specialists across the Asset Based Lending sector.
Other representatives include: Ashok Vaswani, CEO at Barclays UK; Ian Stuart, CEO at HSBC UK; Peter Hill, CEO at Leeds Building Society; Joe Garner, CEO at Nationwide Building Society; James Bardrick, UK CEO at Citigroup; Joanna Elson OBE, CEO at Money Advice Trust; and, Ron Kalifa, Vice Chairman and Executive Director at Worldpay.
CEO at Amicus Finance John Jenkins said: “The establishment of UK Finance will see increased representation for a range of sectors across the UK financial services industry and I am delighted to be the representative voice for the Asset Based Lending sector, a specialist area that I know well and one that is going from strength to strength. I am confident that together the Board of UK Finance will drive a positive forward looking agenda that highlights the industry’s vital contribution to making a post-Brexit UK work for consumers, SMEs and industry.”
Chair of UK Finance Bob Wigley said: “This high profile Board has been created to ensure that the interests of all our members are fairly represented and we really focus on the issues that not only our members but also their customers and broader society think are important. I look forward to working with the Board and Stephen Jones to enhance the development of a vibrant, diverse and competitive financial services sector in the UK which consumers value and trust.”
Jenkins originally joined Amicus in 2014 to build and grow the business, and lead it through the bank authorisation process. It has further expanded its customer base among brokers, SMEs, professional landlords and developers seeking specialist finance solutions.