Partnership appoints ex-FSA manager as compliance director

Annuities specialist Partnership has appointed former Financial Services Authority team manager Joanne Evans as director of compliance.

Ms Evans will report to Kathryn Purves, chief risk officer, and will provide support and guidance to the board on regulatory matters and in promoting a strong compliance culture.

Ms Evans has over twenty years of experience in financial services and most recently worked for Tesco Bank as compliance director. She has also previously worked as a supervision team manager at the former regulator, the Financial Services Authority.

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Ms Purves said: “We are delighted that Joanne has joined us as director of compliance bringing a wealth of knowledge about the impaired life sector as well as other invaluable experience.

“Partnership is committed to the highest compliance and regulatory standards and this appointment will help us to maintain these as we grow as a business. I look forward to working with Joanne.”

Ms Evans said: “Now is a great time to be joining Partnership as they seek to continue to grow and develop the business following their recent flotation.

“I really look forward to working closely with Kathryn and her excellent team to build on the exceptional work that has already been done to ensure that Partnership has an appropriate dynamic compliance culture.”