Anne Pieckielon

CEO
The Inclusion Foundation CIC

Anne’s track record of achievement as a Director and senior leader with Pay.UK (formerly Bacs) and across the wider EPA community as an Advisory Board member brings a unique perspective to a range of industry challenges faced by the Fintech ecosystem. Anne constantly challenges the traditional payments model across a range of services and supports stakeholders to achieve step change in their business.

At Bacs Anne led the strategy and steered product development of the UK’s retail payment products and services such as Direct Debit, Bacs Direct Credit, Current Account Switch Service and Cash ISA account switching services. Anne’s entrepreneurship and influence shaped the future of these highly successful initiatives which have been adopted by the financial services industry, consumers and businesses globally.

Anne is the Chief Executive of The Inclusion Foundation CIC, a not for profit company seeking to help under-served customers get the best from their finances through use of the most effective payment products and services. TIF is seeking to mobilise the paytech industry to address financial inclusion effectively. She is also a Trustee of the Money Charity.

Recognised as a senior leader under the Innovate Finance Women in PayTech Powerlist and winner of the 2019 Emerging Payments Awards’ Industry Contributor of the Year, Anne champions diversity. She is a judge for the European Women’s Payment Network (EWPN) Awards and an advocate for HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter, although Anne canvasses contributions from the broadest audience possible to further develop the industry.