Treasury economic secretary Patricia Hewitt has announced the appointment of three Treasury nominees to the Insurance Brokers Registration Council.
All three appointments have extensive experience within the financial services industry. They are Ronald Armstrong, Bryan Lincoln and Dr Oonagh McDonald.
Armstrong was formerly deputy director general for the Building Societies Association and is currently a non executive director of Stroud and Swindon Building Society.
Lincoln is a partner at law firm Jeffrey Green Russell and treasurer of the British Insurance Law Society.
McDonald previously sat on the board of the Securities and Investments Board and is currently a council member of the Consumers Association, a member of the Financial Services Authority's Ombudsman Scheme Board and a public interest member of the General Insurance Standards Council.
The new appointees will serve on the council until its statutory status ends.