Four new members have been appointed to the Financial Services Consumer Panel.
The FSA has appointed former Barclays Private Banking marketing director Robert Skinner, National Consumer Council Board member Stephen Locke and market researcher Adam Phillips who join from 1 March 2004 and Citizens Advice national head of money issues Nicolas Lord from 1 January 2005.
Two existing panel members have had their terms extended. Paul Salvidge will stay on for an extra three years from 1 January 2004 to 31 December 2006 and Vinod Kumar from 1 January 2004 to 31 December 2005.
Dianne Hayter has been appointed vice chairman of the panel succeeding Ann Foster who took over as chairman of the panel last November.