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New NSAFA recruit looking forward to challenge

The National Skills Academy for Financial Services’ (NSAFS)’s newest appointment is looking forward to the challenge he faces as their new Regional Director for the East of England.

John Carter – who has been appointed to the role after 25 years experience as an employer in the sector – will work to nurture talent and skills in the local financial industry sector.

The NSAFS is an employer-led organisation dedicated to growing talent and building professionalism in the UK financial services industry. Its aim is to support future talent and to ensure that the industry is trained sufficiently to compete in global markets.

Mr Carter, who has previously worked as Head of Learning and Communication at the Norwich office of Marsh and Capita, is looking forward to the job ahead.

“The challenge facing the East of England is to achieve more with less. The training and development options offered by NSAFS make a real difference to businesses and will play a pivotal role in helping local industry thrive,” he said.

“I look forward to shining a light on the vital work done by NSAFS and the benefits to both employers and those undergoing training.”

Sylvia Perrins, CEO of NSAFS, said: “John’s background demonstrates his passion and proficiency for training design, development and delivery which mirrors the NSAFS mission to build professionalism and grow talent. His extensive business knowledge and experience will help bolster engagement with financial services providers in the region.”

Mark Astley

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