Joanna Elson

Chief Executive – Money Advice Trust

Joanna is Chief Executive of the Money Advice Trust, whose vision is to help people across the UK to tackle their debts and manage their money with confidence.

Joanna is a director of UK Finance, representing financial inclusion and vulnerability, Chair of the Advisory Board at Birmingham University’s Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management, and a member of the government’s Financial Inclusion Policy Forum. She is also Vice Chair of the Friends Provident Foundation, and a Director of Fair 4 All Finance.

In 2020, Joanna was awarded a CBE for services to financial inclusion.