The Money and Pensions Service announces appointment of new non-executive director

The Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) has announced the appointment to its Board of a new non-executive director, Alex Heath.

Joining the MaPS Board from 1 March 2021, Alex brings with him a wealth of experience from the digital sector, including most recently as founder of CrowdRating, a screening service for equity crowdfunding investors. Alex is also Chairman of Artfinder, and Chairman designate of Fairer Finance, an independent provider of product and customer experience ratings on consumer finance and insurance products.

Alex joins the MaPS Board which includes Sir Hector Sants, Chair; Ann Harris OBE, CBFA; Elaine Kempson CBE; Tim Jones CBE; and Moray McDonald.

Sir Hector Sants, Chair of MaPS, said, “I am delighted to welcome Alex to the MaPS Board. MaPS, with its stakeholders and partners throughout the UK, is increasingly challenging itself to find new ways to use digital channels to improve people’s financial wellbeing. Alex’s experience of digital innovation will be an invaluable addition to our Board.”

Alex Heath says, “I am a passionate believer in helping people to make the most of their life chances, and key enablers for this are gaining a good financial education at an early age and having access to timely and good financial guidance and advice. I believe that the MaPS Strategy for Financial Wellbeing addresses these areas with clear and achievable goals and I am delighted to have been asked to assist MaPS in achieving them.”