Media Comment: MAS CEO and Chair welcome new SFGB Chief Executive John Govett

Monday 16 July 2018

From Charles Counsell, Chief Executive of the Money Advice Service:

“I am delighted that John Govett has been appointed as CEO of SFGB. John brings a wealth of leadership experience to this role.

“At MAS we are excited that the Single Financial Guidance Body will be coming into existence in January 2019. For now, our focus remains on maintaining our momentum so that the new body can make a running start under the leadership of Sir Hector Sants and John.”

From Andy Briscoe, Chair of the Money Advice Service:

“Congratulations to John Govett on his appointment as Chief Executive of the new Single Financial Guidance Body. He and Sir Hector Sants make a powerful team very able to carry forward our work - improving the UK’s financial capability, and ensuring that the millions of people struggling with money worries receive high quality and effective debt advice when they need it.

“Charles Counsell, CEO at MAS, and I remain fully committed to maintaining the momentum we have established until we handover to John and Sir Hector in January 2019.”