Student Loans Company appoints new CFO

Audrey McColl has been appointed as as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for The Student Loans Company (SLC).

The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the Finance, Commercial and Enterprise Risk and Compliance teams to ensure that SLC operates within its agreed budget, has robust risk management and compliance procedures and that expenditure delivers best value for the taxpayer.

Audrey has extensive experience in financial roles including 12 years with NHS Education Scotland (NES) where she acted as Director of Finance, and as Acting Deputy CEO from November 2019 until January 2021. She has also held previous financial roles with organisations including the Scottish Legal Aid Board and Adobe Systems Europe. Audrey is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accounts (CIMA).

Audrey McColl said: “SLC plays an essential role in enabling the educational and career aspirations of students which of course contribute positively to the UK economy. I am very pleased to join SLC at such an exciting time, with more students than ever before taking the opportunity to learn and fund their studies through the Student Loans Company.”

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