Tiner will join the board at its next meeting in July 2008.
He says: “Financial skills are vital both for workers in the industry and for consumers. The FSA and the skills council established a good working relationship, spanning many aspects of skills: qualifications, training and competence standards and financial capability. I’m delighted to be making a contribution to the industry’s skills agenda by joining the FSSC Board.”
FSSC Chairman Roy Leighton adds: “John has been a champion both of standards for the financial services industry and improved understanding for consumers of all ages. He has a keen understanding of the role that skills has to play at all levels of the financial services industry. We are delighted to welcome such a well-respected figure onto the Board of the skills council.”