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Griffiths to leave AMI

Rob Griffiths has revealed he is leaving his position as associate director at the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries.

Griffiths has been with the trade body since the end of January last year and for the past 12 months has been responsibility for the day-to-day running of AMI, reporting directly to its director general Chris Cummings.

As well as being the joint face and voice of AMI to the industry and the Financial Services Authority, Griffiths has taken an active role in press coverage including a weekly column in Mortgage Strategy.

Prior to joining AMI, Griffiths worked as a trade mortgage journalist and project editor at publishing firm PBI Newmedia.

Griffiths will continue to work at AMI until mid-April. No replacement has been announced as yet.

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