Chris Pond

Chris is Chairman of the Lending Standards Board, and has had a strong focus on fair consumer outcomes for many years. He has a wealth of experience gained through ministerial, chief executive, chair and director roles, covering a wide range of organisations in the financial services industry, including statutory and voluntary regulation and consumer bodies.

His current non-executive roles include Chair of both the Money Charity and Equity Release Council Standards Board, Trustee of GambleAware, Vice-Chair of the Financial Inclusion Commission, and Member of the Treasury Advisory Panel on Fintech. Chris is also an Independent Director with the Consumer Account Switch Service run by BACS, and an advisor to Centaurus Communications.