By Aisling Finn on Tuesday 9 February 2021
Samantha Seaton also sits on the Money and Pension Services Pension Dashboard steering group.
Samantha Seaton, CEO of personal finance app and open banking provider Moneyhub has joined the Investment and Savings Alliance’s (TISA) Open Savings, Investments and Pensions (OSIP) steering group.
The main goal of both TISA and OSIP is to make open finance a reality, something that Moneyhub is also working towards and a goal that Seaton will likely help to achieve.
Samantha Seaton, CEO of Moneyhub said: “For too long, our data has sat in other people’s hands. With the Moneyhub platform, it has been my mission to return consumer’s financial data and control back to them.”
“With no mandate or regulation for Open Finance yet, the work that TISA is doing to provide standards and accessible APIs is vital. I am looking forward to starting to work with the other members of TISA’s Open Savings, Investments and Pensions to help create this change and bring Open Finance to the forefront enabling better data-sharing practices across financial services providers.”
Other members of TISA’s OSIP Steering Group include Fidelity International, Hargreaves Lansdown, Morningstar, Royal Bank of Scotland (NatWest), and SS&C, to name but a few.
Harry Weber-Brown, digital innovation director at TISA, said: “We’re really pleased that Samantha has joined the steering group. She brings a wealth of experience and insight to the initiative.”
“OSIP will make a real difference to people’s financial situations by ensuring that individuals can compare accounts more easily, automatically switch to a better rate, automate their savings or make more informed trade-offs about whether to save, invest, spend, borrow or consolidate.”
As well as her new appointment, Seaton is also a member of the Money and Pension Services (MaPS) Pension Dashboard steering group, a long-delayed platform to help bring open finance to pensions.