Heather Lauder Appointed Non-Executive Director

Heather Lauder has more than 30 years of experience in senior retail and business banking roles. In her most recent position as chief operations director at the Co-op Bank, she led the transformation of its retail banking arm.

She was also a member of the executive team which oversaw the turnaround of Northern Rock and its sale to Virgin Money.

Lauder’s appointment is designed to help us strengthen our board and support our ongoing national expansion.

“This new role at Dow Schofield Watts is a great opportunity to use the business experience I’ve gained in banking and apply it to the world of professional services, which is undergoing a period of scrutiny and change,” she said.

Nicole Burstow, finance director at Dow Schofield Watts, added: “Heather is one of the most highly respected figures in banking and we are delighted to welcome her to the board.

“The landscape for the accountancy profession is changing, offering opportunities for those with alternative business models, and will ultimately bring greater choice for professionals and clients.”

Heather Lauder Appointed New Non-Executive Director