Prior to her role as Chief Executive, Caroline Siarkiewicz was Acting CEO, during which time the organisation developed and published the UK Strategy for Financial Wellbeing.
As the former Partnerships and Commissioning Director, Caroline held an executive management board role with overall responsibility for MaPS’s relationships with partners throughout the UK, and for money guidance and debt advice operations with a commissioning budget of approximately £50m a year.
Previously, Caroline was Head of UK Debt Advice at the Money Advice Service, a member of the executive leadership team leading the development of new ways of working with the debt advice sector. Caroline has established strong working relationships with stakeholders and, working collaboratively, has been successful in developing and implementing change across the sector aimed at improving customer outcomes.
Before this, Caroline was also Chief Executive of the Institute of Money Advisers, where she developed a new professional qualification for advisers and initiated a five-year strategy that doubled membership and substantially increased revenues.