Laura Mahoney - Head of Policy and Legal

Laura joined the LSB in 2012 and is the Head of Policy and Legal. Her role has overseen the move from the Lending Code to the Standards of Lending Practice and she has led on the subsequent development of separate Standards for personal and business customers and the supporting Information for Practitioners. She worked closely with UK Finance on the drafting of the CCMS information remedies. Laura has responsibility for interpreting and developing the Standards and providing advice to a range of stakeholders in the context of the broader regulatory landscape within which the LSB operates. Laura is also responsible for corporate governance issues.

Prior to joining the LSB, Laura was based within the consumer credit group at the Office of Fair Trading gaining experience of regulation across a number of areas including debt collection, secured and unsecured lending.