New Chief Operating Officer joins the Ecology team

16 February 2017

Martin Sims - websiteWe’re pleased to announce that Martin Sims has joined the Ecology team as Chief Operating Officer to lead our sustainable mortgages and savings operations as well as the development of our support for community-led housing.

Martin brings more than 30 years’ experience of retail banking and the building society sector. He joins Ecology from The Co-operative Bank where he held senior mortgage, distribution and network operations roles. Previously he worked with Royal Bank of Scotland and HBOS. His appointment follows the recent retirement of George Haslem. 

 Commenting on Martin’s appointment, Paul Ellis, CEO of Ecology said:

“I am thrilled to welcome Martin to Ecology. His wide-ranging and comprehensive experience will be a major asset to the Society.

“This is a critical role as we develop and grow our sustainable lending as well as supporting our savings members.”

Following his arrival at Ecology, Martin said:

“I am delighted to be joining the team at Ecology. I am looking forward to playing a key part in the future success and development of the Society and to help ensure that we continue to meet the needs of all of our members.”