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Yvonne MacDermid joins StepChange board of trustees

1 July, 2021

StepChange Debt Charity is pleased to announce the appointment of Yvonne MacDermid as a Trustee, joining the Board on 1 July.

Yvonne has been involved in credit and debt matters for almost 34 years. She was until recently Chief Executive of Money Advice Scotland, a role she held for almost 24 years.

A respected author and speaker, Yvonne is a Non Executive Board Director sitting on a number of boards from across the public, private and voluntary sectors. In 2002, Yvonne received the OBE for services to disadvantaged communities.

Yvonne MacDermid said:

“StepChange’s place in the debt advice sector gives it a sector-leading role not just operationally, but also right at the front of influencing public policy to improve the debt landscape for the future. I’m thrilled to be joining the Board to contribute to these twin objectives.”

John Griffith-Jones, Chair of StepChange Debt Charity, said:

“We are delighted to welcome Yvonne as a Trustee, bringing with her unparalleled experience from within the debt advice sector in Scotland and beyond. As we focus on ensuring our operations are fit for the future, putting our clients at the centre of everything we do, I know that Yvonne’s passion for excellence in debt advice and collaboration with the widest range of stakeholders will provide an invaluable contribution to the StepChange Board.”

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