Open Banking Forum 2022: Meet the speakers

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A preview of the AltFi Open Banking Forum 2022 lineup

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With this year’s Open Banking Forum on the horizon, we prepare to hear our speakers discuss the fundamental changes taking place in the open banking industry. To inspire you as much as we do to hear their valuable insights, here’s a taste of our stellar lineup:

Jim Wadsworth

Senior Vice President of Open Banking at Mastercard

Jim Wadsworth is a highly respected senior executive with over 20 years of experience in the payments industry. He leads Mastercard’s work on Open Banking and is primarily focused on driving European Open Banking business. He previously ran businesses for market leaders such as NatWest, Barclaycard and JP Morgan, and managed start-ups such as Simpay.

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Samantha Fogerty

Managing Director at Payl8er

Samantha Fogerty has been Managing Director of Payl8r since 2015. In the space of six years, she has transformed the Buy Now Pay Later business into a multi-million pound lending platform. In 2021, Samantha helped secure Payl8r’s first line of institutional funding, which is expected to fuel their growth to become a £1 billion business by 2026.

Sign: Can Open Banking save the BNPL?

Conor Tiernan

UK Manager at Klarna Kosma

Conor Tiernan is a qualified financial advisor and has played a huge role in growing the payments landscape. He sits on the board of SOFORT UK and is a Fellow of the London Institute of Banking and Finance. Conor ensures that Klarna Kosma becomes TPP’s preferred partner, to exit the UK market and expand globally.

Sign: Open finance and the future entity

Martin Parzonka

Product Manager at PensionBee

In his role as Product Manager, Martin Parzonka ensures that PensionBee builds the best online pension product in the UK. He describes himself as a “retail nerd” who constantly listens to customer feedback to help users save for a happy retirement. Prior to joining PensionBee, Martin worked in marketing and portfolio management at QBE Insurance, a major Australian insurance company.

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AltFi Open Banking Forum 2022 is a free virtual event taking place on June 16 1pm-5pm UK time. Click here to register now!

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