EXTERNAL ENGAGEMENTOBL in the mediaAs well as building a world-class Open Banking Standard, we also champion the use and potential of open banking. Our team regularly features in the media and participates in external events. You can find out more about some of these key events and publications below.If you want to discuss media or speaker opportunities, please email our PR agency, or call 020 3457 2686. Alternatively, email us at email@example.com.Contact usScroll for more OBL at external events OBL in featured publications External events & broadcasts – 2022-23 11.05.2023 – What the Fintech? – The future of open banking in the UKChair and Trustee, Marion King, and FinTech Futures editor, Paul Hindle, discuss the future vision for open banking in the UK, how to monetise the technology, and developments in the digital payments space. 16.01.2023 – Marking the fifth anniversary of PSD2CEO Henk van Hulle speaks to Open Banking Expo’s Ellie Duncan’ as the organisation celebrates the completion of the CMA Roadmap, the fifth anniversary of PSD2 and the continued growth of open banking. 23.12.2022 – IBS Intelligence podcast – What is next for open banking in the UK?CEO Henk van Hulle explains how progressive regulation has enabled the success of open banking so far, and how continued industry collaboration will drive its evolution into open finance, delivering smart data-driven products and services. 22.11.2022 – Following the Rules podcast – the UK’s approach to open banking Charlotte Crosswell, Chair and Trustee, sets out how UK lawmakers and regulators can best retain and grow a competitive fintech hub both in a tough economic period and the City’s new post-Brexit era. 16.11.2022 – 11FS Awards 2022 CEO Henk van Hulle accepts the award for the ‘Most Progressive Regulation’ for variable recurring payments (VRPs) at the annual 11FS Awards. 1.11.2022 – Fintech Live London – Open banking How can open banking help consumers and small businesses handle cost-of-living challenges? Ecosystem Engagement Specialist Connie Castro Feijoo joins Yapily’s Nicole Green and Nordigen’s Rolands Mesters to set out opportunities for consumers to switch to affordable tariffs, while businesses can access cost-effective lending. 12.07.2022 – Fintech Week London 2022 – the future of open bankingCharlotte Crosswell, Chair and Trustee, spoke with the Fintech Times about the future of open banking. 01.07.2022 – Spectator TV – technology and finance Charlotte Crosswell, Chair and Trustee, discussed the impact of tech on finance with the Spectator and Netwealth. 22.06.2022 – Fintech North – the future of paymentsDavid Beardmore, Ecosystem Development Director, featured in a panel discussion titled Open Banking, chaired by Helen Child, Open Banking Excellence. 20.06.2022 – PensionBee Pension Confident podcast – financial scams Lisa Markey, Head of Security and Fraud, discussed the rising tide of financial scams, what to look for, and how to stay safe from fraud, with Michelle Cracknell and Jonathan Lister-Parsons. 20.05.2022 – Customer developments with Nuapay David Beardmore, Ecosystem Development Director, spoke with Brian Hanrahan, CEO of Nuapay about his thoughts on the customer developments for open banking. 20.05.2022 – Open Banking Expo – Understanding the UK’s open banking success storyOpen Banking Expo’s Ellie Duncan speaks to CEO Henk Van Hulle, who shares his vision for expanding the UK’s open banking ecosystem and what shape future regulation might take. 11.05.2022 – Kairos podcast – Open banking with Charlotte Crosswell Charlotte Crosswell, Chair and Trustee, appeared on Kairos Podcast to discuss UK Fintech, open banking, and digital transformation. 11.05.2022 – Building Societies Association – annual conference Charlotte Crosswell, Chair and Trustee, delivered a keynote alongside Samantha Seaton, CEO of Money Hub, and Richard Wainwright, CEO of Mutual Vision. 27.04.2022 – AltFi Festival of Finance – the future of open financeAlan Ainsworth, Strategy and Policy Director, came together with policy leads to discuss the future of open finance and the development of the new generation of APIs. 5.04.2022 – IFGS 2022 – open finance and smart dataCharlotte Crosswell, Chair and Trustee, joined a panel to discuss the possibilities around open finance and smart data. 04.04.2022 – Fintech Insider podcast – open banking regulationAlan Ainsworth, Strategy and Policy Director, returned to Fintech Insider Podcast where he spoke about how the CMA is to create a regulatory body to oversee the open banking industry. 10.02.2022 – AltFi Money Talks – Four years of open bankingCharlotte Crosswell, Chair and Trustee, appeared on a panel to discuss the evolution of open banking in the UK. Featured publications – 2022-23 28.11.2023 – The Paypers – The Open Revolution From Open Banking to Open FinanceMarion King, Chair and Trustee, charts open banking’s transformative journey and offers insights into the future as the financial innovation evolves into ‘open everything’. 28.11.2023 – Business Reporter – The future of open bankingRichard Newman, Director of Corporate Affairs, explains how the ‘Smart Data Big Bang’ – the expansion of open data sharing schemes across the economy – will benefit both UK businesses and consumers and deliver a public good. 31.10.2023 – Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) – How open banking can help small businessesRichard Newman, Director of Corporate Affairs, explains how open banking solutions can help cut businesses cut card costs, tackle late payments, find cost-effective borrowing, and deliver real-time business insights. 26.10.2023 – Retail Systems – Breaking down the barriers: what brands can gain from open bankingOpen banking is firmly on the roadmaps of several major UK retailers. Richard Mould, OBL Senior Policy Manager, joins this Retail Systems webinar to explore the advantages of open banking payments, and look at the barriers preventing retailers from adopting this alternative way to pay. 26.09.2023 – Media Planet – Why open banking is ready for next-gen retail paymentsRichard Mould, OBL Senior Policy Manager, explains how open banking enables ecommerce merchants and retailers — from multinationals to one-man bands — to save money on transaction costs compared with cards. 27.07.2023 – Utility Week – Opportunity for payments revolution in the utilities sector Marion King, Chair and Trustee, believes there is a “payments revolution” waiting to happen in the energy sector. She outlines the benefits of utilities firms adopting open banking into more of their financial management. 28.04.2023 – YourMoney.com – How open banking can help your finances during the cost-of-living crisis CEO Henk Van Hulle explains how open banking technology is helping consumers to save – from building a regular savings habit to harnessing the power of savings platforms in YourMoney.com. 22.03.2023 – Media Planet – How open banking opens up access to affordable creditCost-effective credit is a challenge for many people who don’t meet legacy scoring criteria. CEO Henk van Hulle explains how open banking data enables accurate loan assessments in Media Planet UK’s Managing Your Money. 30.11.2022 – Crosswell focuses on coalitions to remove innovation blocksCharlotte Crosswell, Chair and Trustee, spoke to the UK Fintech Symposium in Edinburgh about supporting financial innovation through the regional clusters and their memberships, and tackling some of the blocks to innovation. 30.11.2022 – Media Planet – How VRPs deliver value to consumers and businessesHenk Van Hulle, CEO, explains how variable recurring payments (VRPs) for sweeping, a pioneering payment instruction hailed as a ‘smart direct debit,’ can help consumers and businesses save effectively and support cost-effective lending. 1.11.2022 – Open Banking Expo partners with OBIE for Giving Tuesday campaignConnie Castro Feijoo, Ecosystem Engagement Specialist, explained that open banking payment solutions can offer charities and social enterprises a way to increase net income through reduced payment processing costs, as well as innovative new ways to donate. 04.10.2022 – Media Planet – Supporting SMEsCharlotte Crosswell explained how open banking tools can offer small businesses useful ways to boost productivity and profitability, and improve financial decision-making. 30.09.2022 – Media Planet – Managing your moneyCharlotte Crosswell explained how open banking apps can help cut costs on overdraft charges, highlight overspending and spot duplicate subscriptions. 30.09.2022 – CRIF Digital – Banking on banks reportDavid Beardmore, Ecosystem Director, contributed to CRIF’s Banking on Banks report, a timely exploration of how the increased cost of living is driving demand for digital finance across Europe. 23.09.2022 – Sifted.EU – The payments tech changing how we pay back loansAlan Ainsworth, Policy and Strategy Director, set out how using variable recurring payments (VRPs) as a new payment method for loans will deliver benefits to lenders, consumers and small businesses. 1.06.2022 – Media Planet – Emerging financial opportunities for UK consumers and small businesses Henk Van Hulle, CEO, set out how the open banking rails and network can be leveraged to support other initiatives and sectors, such as open finance (insurance, pensions, etc) and smart data (telecoms and utilities). 01.06.2022 – Building Societies Association – Open banking: next steps for society As consumer adoption of open banking technology reaches 5 million, Ecosystem Director David Beardmore discussed how open banking-powered apps are helping to resolve financial challenges for some consumers. 14.05.2022 – Industry Insight – What does the Queen’s Speech mean for fintech? Charlotte Crosswell, Chair and Trustee, shared thoughts on the inclusion of smart data in the Queen’s Speech. April 2022 – Open Future World – Global progress ebook OBIE contributed to the first edition of this publication, which was an international collaborative effort providing an update on the status and progress of open banking and open finance around the world. 04.04.2022 – Charity Finance – Open banking payment options could boost charitable donations David Beardmore, Ecosystem Director, discussed how open banking can be leveraged to boost charitable donations. 24.02. 2022 – City AM – Open banking’s ‘spaghetti soup’ of regulators needs streamliningCharlotte Crosswell, Chair and Trustee, spoke with City AM about the role of regulation and government in ensuring open banking moves forward. 21.01.2022 – Open Banking Expo – Has open banking in the UK delivered on its promises?Charlotte Crosswell, Chair and Trustee, spoke with Open Banking Expo about the technology’s evolution in the market and the path forward.