Episode 53: PensionTech, the dusty dinosaur starts running fast

Today Breaking Banks Europe is all about “Open Pensions and Open Finance”, specifically on the problematics of consolidating pensions using technology to resolve the pension problem for a lot of consumers – and we lean towards a recently released report by Plaid and Pensionbee (see link below), to open this conversation (and hence taking a special look into the UK space) with lessons learned can be applied anywhere in Europe. Paolo Sironi and Meaghan Johnson invite Kat Cloud (Plaid) and Claire Reilly (Pensionbee) – co-authors of the aforementioned report for this episode.

About Clare:
Clare is Head of Corporate Development at PensionBee, the UK’s leading online pension provider. Clare focuses on helping PensionBee transform the pensions industry to better serve consumers, such as the UK’s first Open Banking – pension integrations and launching the UK’s first mainstream fossil fuel-free pension. Before PensionBee Clare worked for a consumer charity.
Pensionbee: www.pensionbee.com

About Kat:
Kat Cloud is the UK Policy Lead for Plaid, where she works to protect consumer’s rights to access and use their financial data. Before joining Plaid in 2020 she was the policy lead for open banking and PSD2 at the Financial Conduct Authority. Kat holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business Management from the University of Lincoln.
Plaid: https://plaid.com/eu/

Download your copy of the report here: https://www.innovatefinance.com/reports/open-pensions-and-open-finance-building-a-better-future-for-uk-savers/