The Council for the National Land Information Service has appointed the fomer Ombudsman for Estate Agents to its executive board.
Stephen Carr-Smith is tasked with helping C-NLIS develop standards for the property search industry, ensuring that homebuyers are protected and receive up-to-date and authorative property search information.
Imtiaz Farookhi, chairman of C-NLIS, says: We are delighted to welcome Stephen to the board.
“His vast experience in establishing standards and of regulatory schemes, along with his wealth of top level strategic experience, will prove invaluable to C-NLIS goal to ensure all property searches are carried out to a fully comprehensive and accurate professional standard.
Carr-Smith was also previously a member of the British and Irish Ombudsman Association and a member of its working group on ‘principles of good complaints handling.