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Tink appoints Tom Pope as new UK Head

London, 27 January 2022: Tink, Europe’s leading open banking platform, has appointed Tom Pope to lead its UK office.

Joining Tink in June 2021 as Head of Payments and Platforms, Tom will now lead both the London office and the global payments business for the open banking platform. Prior to Joining Tink, Tom ran product strategy and new product management for FIS, and was Head of Growth and Commercialisation for Worldpay.

At the same time, Tink has also promoted Tasha Chouhan to UK & IE Banking Lead at Tink. Tasha joined Tink in June 2020 from Starling Bank where she was Head of Business Development for Banking Services, having previously been a Commercial Lead at Fiserv.

Currently live in 18 markets, Tink serves more than 300 financial institutions across Europe, including NatWest, American Express, Paypal, ABN AMRO and BNP Paribas. Through one API, Tink enables customers to access aggregated financial data, initiate payments, enrich transactions, verify account ownership and build personal finance management tools. 

Tom Pope, UK Lead and Head of Payments and Platforms at Tink said: “Open banking had a phenomenal year in 2021, with millions of consumers discovering the superior user experiences open banking can enable. Whether faster and more secure payments, better lending decisions, or accelerated account opening, it’s exciting to see consumers embracing the services we help our partners build. Tink is experiencing huge growth in the UK and more widely across Europe, and we are excited to continue to partner with leading banks, merchants and PSPs to increase innovation in financial services.”

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Contact details

Linda Winder, press@tink.com, +44 (0)7809265941

About Tink
Tink is Europe’s leading open banking platform that enables banks, fintechs and startups to develop data-driven financial services. Through one API, Tink allows customers to access aggregated financial data, initiate payments, enrich transactions, verify account ownership and build personal finance management tools. Tink connects to more than 3,400 banks that reach over 250 million bank customers across Europe. Founded in 2012 in Stockholm, Tink’s 500 employees serve more than 300 banks and fintechs in 18 European markets, out of offices in 13 countries. We power the new world of finance. For more information, visit tink.com.