Mark Fiander announced as new Chair of the Consumer Credit Trade Association

Mark Fiander, CEO of Gain Credit LLC and Consumer Credit Trade Association (CCTA) Council member, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Association. He took up the position having been involved with the CCTA and related associations for several years.

The role of the Chair is to provide strategic advice to the Chief Executive and lead the CCTA Council, which meets regularly throughout the year.

Commenting on his appointment Mark Fiander, said: “I am delighted to take on this role at such a crucial time. With huge challenges facing UK consumers and new regulation, in particular the Consumer Duty, coming into force, it is vital that the credit industry has a strong, yet considered voice and that best practice is effectively shared.

“The CCTA has been fulfilling these roles for well over a hundred years and I look forward to doing my part as it continues to strive to ensure responsible access to credit for all.”

Jason Wassell, Chief Executive of the CCTA said: “It is great news that Mark has accepted the invitation to be Chair of the CCTA. He is already an active member of our Council and has been involved for many years.

“His experience includes various areas of financial services alongside an expert understanding of the alternative credit market, which will greatly help with our strategic activity.

“I look forward to working with him during a time when credit is going to be more important than ever to those that need to carefully manage their finances.”