Paul Walshe elected Chair Person for National Financial Services Federation (NFSF*)

Fair Go Finance is happy to announce that one of its Directors (Paul Walshe) has been elected to the role Chairman of the NFSF*. This Federation covers most of the “small loan” or micro-lending industry in Australia and aims to improve the ; “customer service and build greater government and community understanding of the micro and alternate finance industry throughout Australia.” By being an active member of this Federation it demonstrates Fair Go Finance’s ongoing commitment to giving a quality service to its clients.  The NFSF* logo and link to its webpage are proudly located on the Fair Go Finance website, alongside the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia and the Credit Ombudsman Service.  Paul’s role of Chair Person of the NFSF* will ensure he contributes to the enhancement of the micro and alternate finance industry throughout Australia and that Fair Go Finance is aware of any new and important developments involving this industry. 

The National Financial Services Federation officially changed its name on the 8th September 2014 to the National Credit Providers Association. Paul Walshe has maintained his position as Chairman since this time, and has been re-appointed for a further year as of July 2016.
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