Pay.UK announced it has appointed Helen Hunter-Jones as chief risk officer.

Pay.UK describes itself as the U.K.’s retail payments authority whose systems move more than £7 trillion (U.S. $8.6 trillion) every year through Bacs Direct Credit, Direct Debit, Faster Payments, cheques, and Paym.

Hunter-Jones, who will take up the position next year, joins Pay.UK from Network Rail, where she was director, risk and internal audit. Prior to that, she was head of group risk, where she led the design and implementation of the company’s enterprise risk management and business continuity management frameworks.

She has over 25 years’ experience in both risk and assurance roles encompassing information assurance and information security, as well as implementation of ISO 27001 and ISO 22301.