New Executive appointment for Ecology

25 June 2020

We’ve appointed Sarah Kemp to our Executive Team in the newly created role of Head of Risk and Compliance.

Sarah is leading the continued development of our risk management and compliance strategy. She is a qualified audit and financial crime specialist with extensive policy, advisory, assurance, oversight and audit experience gained across a variety of management roles including senior positions at Lloyds Banking Group and Standard Chartered Bank.

Sarah’s appointment follows our recent announcement of a second successive year of record profits.  This new role reflects the Society’s continued investment in our capabilities to ensure we are well placed to respond to the changing needs of our members and the regulatory environment.

A keen traveller, Sarah is embracing life in Yorkshire with her husband James and young daughter Theadora.

Sarah explained,

“Since joining Ecology I have been struck by the passion and dedication of the whole team. I look forward to playing a key role in the future success of the Society as we continue to respond to the climate and ecological crisis.”

Paul Ellis, Ecology’s Chief Executive added,

“I am delighted to welcome Sarah to Ecology. Her extensive experience in financial services risk management and strong leadership track record will be a huge asset as we emerge from the disruption wrought by Covid-19, supporting our continued growth and contribution to the green recovery that is critical to addressing the greater challenge of the climate crisis”.