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PhonepayPlus welcomes new Director of Corporate Services and Operations

13 July 2015

PhonepayPlus today welcomes new Director of Corporate Services and Operations, Peter Barker into its leadership team.

As Director of Corporate Services and Operations Peter’s broad role will be to deliver the organisation’s support services and operational plans, and provide effective leadership to corporate and operational teams, including finance, business systems, human resources, and customer services. As well as having responsibility across the corporate functions of PhonepayPlus, Peter will act as Company Secretary overseeing all governance and compliance matters, and report to the Board and Audit, Risk and Governance Committee.

Peter joins PhonepayPlus with over 25 years of financial and corporate leadership  experience, most recently at The Reading Agency, where he was for 5 years, and previously at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Prudential. During his time at The Reading Agency, Peter held joint responsibility for the delivery of the charity’s strategy and priority objectives and was in charge of governance and financial reporting. Other responsibilities included overseeing stakeholder management and customer care. Peter is a qualified management accountant and a trustee of three high profile arts organisations.

Regarding the appointment, Joanne Prowse, Acting Chief Executive of PhonepayPlus said:

 “We are very pleased to welcome Peter Barker to PhonepayPlus. His substantial knowledge and experience across the worlds of business and consulting will be an asset to the leadership team and PhonepayPlus in the delivery of our strategic and operational plans.”