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Tiner to join FSSC board

Former FSA chief executive John Tiner is to join the board of the Financial Services Skills Council.

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.”

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