The Money Advice Liaison Group’s core team of Officers is made up of the Chair, Chief Executive Officer, Financial Director and Membership Co-ordinator. They are contracted by the Board to oversee the day-to-day running of the organisation and implementation of its strategic direction.
Chief Executive Officer
Working on recommendations from the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Council, MALG’s elected Chair and Board of Directors approves the strategic direction of the organisation, oversees the operation of the group and the work of committees including any special projects, and monitors the finances of the Group. It is also responsible for the creation and monitoring of proper governance for MALG. The Board meets four times a year and holds an AGM.
Paul Smee (Chair)
Chair, Peer to Peer Finance Association
Qualified Chartered Accountant
40 years experience in financial services, financial regulation and debt advice
Chief Executive, Money Advice Scotland
Head of External Affairs, Experian
Managing Director, Payplan
Partner, Shoosmiths LLP
Chief Executive, Credit Services Association
MALG Executive Council
The MALG Executive Council acts as an advisory body to the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors. It plans agendas for Group meetings, oversees operations including working groups and the regional forums, and considers membership matters. The Council reports its activities to the membership at each meeting and if appropriate seeks their endorsement.
Robert Wilson (Chair)
CEO, Institute of Money Advisers
Compliance Director, Intrum
Head of Retail Policy, Energy UK
Retail Policy Director, UK Finance
Meg van Rooyen
Policy Manager, Money Advice Trust
Policy Manager, Money Advice Service
Chief Executive Officer, MALG
MALG Committees and Working Groups
From time to time, MALG will set up temporary or permanent Committees or Working Groups to look at specific areas of work. Each Working Group will appoint a Chair, who should have a particular interest in the area of work or the expertise to take forward the specific issue involved.
Current Committees and Working Groups include:
- Finance Committee
- Conference Committee
- Vulnerability Working Group
- Membership Working Group
- Website Working Group