Fair4All Finance welcomes new Board members

Fair4All Finance is delighted to announce that it has appointed four new board members  

Ria Bailes, Fozia Irfan, Jennifer Rademaker and Mike Anderson join as Non-Executive Directors from 1 June 2020. They bring rich experience from housing, community work, global platform delivery and banking and treasury to complement the skills of our existing board members and extensive networks to support the delivery of our mission. 

Ria has worked in and around social housing for 14 years.  She has led numerous organisational-wide change and growth programmes and has experience in public and private sectors, including construction, healthcare and at the English social housing regulator. 

Fozia is Chief Executive at the Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation, a grantmaking organisation which provides over £5m funding to local communities. She is a trustee of the Association of Charitable Foundations and the Funders Alliance for Race Equality, advocating for a deeper understanding of inequality and how to effectively address it through funding.  

Jennifer is the head of Global Customer Delivery at Mastercard, where she is responsible for the technical implementation of Mastercard’s products and services with clients worldwide.  She brings over 30 years of financial services experience, including leading financial inclusion initiatives at scale in developed and developing markets. Jennifer is also committed to an inclusive workforce and has been recognized for her advocacy in advancing women, ethnic minorities and the LGBT community. 

 Mike is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers. Mike is now retired after spending over 34 years in the financial services sector, 26 years of which were with the HSBC Group working in their Luxembourg, Amsterdam, New York and London offices.  .  Mike is currently a Trustee and Treasurer of The Papworth Trust, a leading disability charity, and also Trustee and Treasurer of Outward Housing, a charity supporting vulnerable people particularly those with learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum. 

 CEO of  Fair4All Finance, Sacha Romanovitch said of the new appointments: 

 “We are delighted to welcome Ria, Fozia, Jennifer and Mike to the board. They have held a wide range of positions within diverse fields and bring highly relevant knowledge and experiences which will be of great value to the board and the team. I am certain they will make an important contribution to our work improving the financial wellbeing of people in vulnerable circumstances through increasing access to fair and affordable financial products and services.” 

 These appointments complete our board. Find out more about our new and existing board members here.