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F&TRC appoints David Child as non-exec director

The Finance & Technology Research Centre has appointed Lifesearch non-executive chairman David Child as non-executive director.

Child will take up the role on 1 May. He is also non-executive chairman of pensions technology business Dunstan Thomas.

F&TRC managing director Ian McKenna says: “I have worked with David previously in a number of other organisations and am delighted he has chosen to join us as his talents and experience will be invaluable as we continue to grow and evolve our significantly businesses in the months and years ahead.”

Child says: “I am very excited to be working with Ian McKenna and F&TRC at such an interesting and dynamic period of the company’s development.”

Child quit his role as managing director of software firm 1st Exchange, now branded as Avelo, in October 2010 after joining the firm in 2003. Child’s previous roles include 10 years working at the Bank of England before moving to DBS Management, which became Misys Financial Services, where he spent 12 years.

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