New chief executive appointed at the Insolvency Service

THE Insolvency Service has named Sarah Albon as its new chief executive as it implements a five-year strategy to improve service to its customers, lower its costs and further strengthen the UK’s insolvency regime.

Albon joins the Insolvency Service from HM Courts & Tribunals Service where she served as director of strategy and change since 2011. Prior to that she was a director at the Ministry of Justice and a principal private secretary to the Lord Chancellor between 2001-2003.

According to the regulator, Albon has led a portfolio of major change projects and played an integral part in securing significant investment for the major reform of the administration of courts and tribunals services.

“There are many synergies between the work I have led in the justice sector and the insolvency regime and I look forward to working closely with employees and stakeholders in this new role,”Albon said.

She takes up her appointment in February.

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