Neil Munroe – Deputy Chair, International Committee on Credit Reporting (ICCR) and Deputy Managing Director, BIIA
Neil has 35 years’ experience in the financial services and credit reporting industries. For over 24 years he was with Equifax where he held a number of positions in business development and operations including that of Sales Director for Equifax’s Consumer Information Services credit reporting business in the UK. For the last 12 years at Equifax he was Director responsible for External Affairs and Communications which involved extensive customer, industry body and government liaison, monitoring regulatory and other external affairs that could influence the credit reporting industry in the UK.
In March 2015 Neil Munroe formed CRS Insights Limited which provides strategic and operational consulting services to all stakeholders involved in credit reporting systems, including data suppliers and users, credit reporting service providers (private credit bureau and public credit registers) and regulator/policy makers.
Neil is a founding member of the International Committee on Credit Reporting (ICCR) that is hosted by the World Bank and was personally involved in the creation of the World Bank Principles of Credit Reporting, the recognised standards for the industry. He was elected Deputy Chair in November 2019.
Neil was a member of the Executive Management Committee of ACCIS, the Association of Consumer Credit Information Suppliers, from 2007 to 2018, holding the position of President from 2009.
He is currently Deputy Managing Director of the Business Information Industry Association (BIIA), which is registered in Hong Kong and whose membership consists of more than 70 information companies. Neil is also a member of the UK Chartered Institute of Credit Management and an advisor on consumer credit matters to the Institute’s Technical Advisory Committee.