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Open pensions: the future of saving?


Where: Association of British Insurers - UK Head Office - London, One America Square, 17 Crosswall, London, EC3N 2LB

Registration: Registration: 10:00 (includes a networking lunch)

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This event will explore the implications of Open Banking and recent changes to data protection rules for long-term savings in the United Kingdom. These aim to give customers control over their own data, meaning:

  • More choice
  • Better products
  • More competitive prices for consumers

It’s been suggested that soon we will be using a single interface that brings customer’s financial products – including long-term savings - together to be managed in one place.

The aim of these reforms is to make the customer experience more streamlined, intuitive, and digital, akin to those that might be provided by well-known tech giants.

Join in the conversation as we explore just whether Open Banking will spur a digital revolution – or whether it’s all just hype.

Why attend?

  • Get insights from different perspectives of the various stakeholders involved in the process, including those from the banking sector, fintechs, consultancies, and consumer advocates.
  • You will hear how open banking and data portability are impacting retail financial services, and how they might adapt to meet the changing consumer savings needs.
  • You will take away a deeper understanding of the relationship between data portability under GDPR, Open Banking, and the future of the Pension Dashboard.
  • You will hear how digital identity solutions and providers can successfully navigate through the sensitive issues around customer data.

What will delegates gain?

  • A deeper understanding of what Open Banking is, how APIs work, and how they could be applied within the Long-term Savings sector.
  • Insight into how the retail banking sector and regulators are delivering Open Banking, and what the Long-Term Savings sector can learn from it.
  • Understand how Open Banking is disrupting retail financial services, and what the ‘marketplaces' being developed in the retail banking sector do, as well as how these will impact customer’s expectations.
  • Learn what Digital Identity means for the Long-Term Savings industry, and how existing industry and Government solutions for digital identity might help to deliver the Pensions Dashboard.

Keynote speaker:


Panel speakers include:

  • Philip Brown, Head of Policy, LV=
  • Alistair McQueen, Head of Savings and Retirement, Aviva
  • Alex Anisie, Privacy & Cyber Security Director, Financial Services, KPMG
  • Bill Packman, Partner, Wealth & Asset Management Consulting, KPMG
  • Megan Caywood, Chief Platform Officer, Starling Bank
  • Tim Evans, Head of Innovation and Fintech Alliances at Hargreaves Lansdown
  • Clare Reilly, Head of Corporate Development, PensionBee
  • Edgar Whitley, Associate Professor, Information Systems, Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Alistair Byrne, Head of EMEA Pensions and Retirement Strategy, State Street Global Advisors 
  • Iona Bain, Founder, Young Money Blog
  • Fiona Walker, Deputy Director, Automatic Enrolment and Defined Contribution Pensions, Department for Work and Pensions
  • Vincent Franklin, Co-Founder and Creative Partner, Quietroom
  • Sarah Munro, Head of Digital Identity, Barclays Bank
  • Kenneth May, Chief Architect, Origo
  • Faith Reynolds, Independent Consumer Expert
  • Huw Evans, Director General, ABI
  • Yvonne Braun, Director of Long Term Savings and Protection Policy
  • Rob Yuille, Assistant Director, Head of Retirement, ABI

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Member price: Free

Platform member price: Free

Associate member price: Free

Non-member price: £199.00 +VAT

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