Curtis Banks (AIM: CBP), one of the UK’s leading SIPP providers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jill Lucas as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Jill has also been appointed Chair of Dunstan Thomas, the leading FinTech provider acquired by the Group in August 2020.
Jill is an experienced business leader with a background in technology, having spent over 30 years in various leadership positions. Since 2019, Jill has been Non-Executive Director for NS&I, the UK government-owned savings bank. Between 2012 and 2015, she was Group Chief Information Officer for Towergate Insurance, the UK-based insurance broker. Prior to this, she served as Group Chief Information Officer for Belron International, the world leader in vehicle glass repair and replacement, from 2009 to 2012.
Chris Macdonald, Chairman of Curtis Banks, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Jill to our Board. Her background in technology and experience in leadership teams will be invaluable as we continue to develop our business, with technology becoming an increasingly vital component of our strategy moving forwards.”
Jill Lucas, Non-Executive Director of Curtis Banks, added: “I am excited to be joining Curtis Banks at a pivotal moment in the Group’s evolution, as it continues to grow and diversify its offering. The SIPP market is ripe for technological disruption by helping consumers manage their pensions more flexibly and with greater control. In my role as Chair of Dunstan Thomas, I look forward to working with the executive team to maximise opportunities for growth as part of the wider Group.”