SKIPTON Business Finance has announced Graham Bowie as Interim Finance Director.

Mr Bowie has been part of the Skipton Building Society Group for just under 10 years.

During this time he has operated at the senior leadership level and gained experience across a number of areas

Prior to joining the Skipton Building Society Group, Mr Bowie spent seven years at Grant Thornton, qualifying as a chartered accountant. During his time at Grant Thornton Graham predominantly operated within the audit and assurance function but also gained experience within corporate finance and transaction services.

As interim finance director for Skipton Business Finance, Mr Bowie will be accountable for the smooth operation of the finance function.

He will also be responsible for providing financial insights that can be used to support key commercial, operational and strategic decisions.