Dale Murray CBE appointed Non-Executive Director at Rated People

Dale Murray CBE

Find-a-tradesperson platform, Rated People, has appointed Dale Murray CBE to its board as a Non-Executive Director.

Dale co-founded Omega Logic which launched mobile phone “top-ups” in the UK in 2001. Within 5 years the company’s gross transaction revenue had grown to £450m per annum and she completed the sale of the company to First Data Corporation.

Since then, Dale has held board roles in start-ups through to listed companies, as well as British government departments. She served on the Business Taskforce for David Cameron in 2013 and received a CBE from Her Majesty the Queen for services to business.

In addition to her new role with Rated People, Dale is a Non-Executive Director with property finance platform LendInvest plc, financial services specialists The Cranemere Group and Xero, a global cloud accounting software platform listed on the ASX 50.

Adrian Cox, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Rated People, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Dale to Rated People. As a co-founder of a successful company, Dale knows what it takes to start, run and scale a business. She brings a huge amount of experience across a range of capital structures, including public markets, private equity, and IPOs.

“Her passion for the people behind Rated People, and its customers, will also be a huge asset. Plus, her understanding of our customer set will make her a strong advocate for Rated People’s users in the board room.”

Dale Murray, Non-Executive Director, Rated People, commented: “I am thrilled to have joined Rated People as a Non-Executive Director. The company has already developed a reputation as an innovator and is passionate about being a great partner to trades businesses, as well as helping homeowners find skilled tradespeople.

“That resonates with me, and my love for technology platforms and long history with start-ups and scale-ups will help us build on the achievements to date.

“People and culture have always been a priority for me in business; I believe that how we treat each other and our customers is critical to success. Rated People has terrific talent and clearly invests a lot in its culture, which is one of the reasons it has been so successful to date. This is what really stood out for me and why I look forward to helping the business continue its journey.”