VAS Group has appointed Lisa Southall as its first group operations leader, a role where she will take responsibility for financial control, management and compliance alongside HR processes.
An experienced regional financial controller with over 25 years’ experience, she will also work with VAS Panel on assurance and excellence of valuation reports to allow them to continue to manage the nationwide valuation panel to the highest level.
Gina May, co-founder and operations director of VAS Group, said: “Lisa brings a wealth of financial control, HR and audit experience to the business, her proven management skills will be a great addition to the business as we continue to strive for established quality and growth targets.
“To attract an individual with the calibre of Lisa is fantastic, we previously worked together in the automotive industry for ten years and formed a great working relationship.”
The VAS Group consists of three divisions. VAS Panel provides a full valuation panel management service which ensures the most relevant companies are instructed based on location, deal type and value, while VAS Audit provides valuation auditing services to reduce property specific lending risks.
VAS Software is a cloud-based valuation panel management framework system which allows lenders to better manage their own panels.