Time Finance appoints head of business improvement

Fozia RiazHead of Business Improvement, Time Finance

SME finance provider, Time Finance, has appointed Fozia Riaz as the Head of Business Improvement in a move that will support the business’ long-term business excellence infrastructure strategy as it ends one of its strongest trading year’s to-date.

Fozia joins Time Finance with over 20 years’ experience in both the invoice and asset finance industry, most recently holding the role of Head of Change Delivery and Data at Skipton Business Finance. Prior to this, she worked for Ultimate Finance as Senior Project Lead, and for Aldermore as National CRM and Data Manager.

In her new role at Time Finance, Fozia will support the long-term strategy to grow the business and deliver objectives which will enable them to maximise system efficiency, improve the way they work and enhance their data management.

Speaking of her appointment Fozia commented: “Joining the Time Finance team at such a key time of the business’s growth strategy is extremely exciting. The business has been on an incredible journey and has earned itself a strong reputation within the industry. Enabling the business to realise its potential and prepare it for future expansion is a great honour and I’m impressed with their attitude to embracing change as well as their ambition of building a more robust business for the future.”

Fozia’s appointment forms part of Time Finance’s strategic growth plan, currently starting its fourth year, which has seen the business grow its lending book, to a record milestone of £190m at the end of February 2024.

Sharon Bryden, Group Head of Operations, added: “I’m thrilled that Fozia has decided to join the Time Finance team, she has a wealth of experience and knowledge which will enable us to establish a culture of continuous improvement within the business. Our strategy for growth requires us to be at the very top of our game using technology, data and our people to deliver true business excellence.”