Smart Pension has won Technology Services of the Year in a set of top industry awards this week/Wednesday, May 15.The digital workplace pension innovator was praised by judges for its ‘industry-leading technology’ and that its pioneering approach was a direction other providers should follow.Smart was up against LCP and Aquila Heywood in its category.Smart was also highly commended in the DC Innovation category of the 20th anniversary Pensions and Investments Provider Awards.Will Wynne, Smart Pension co-founder and MD, said: “This is an outstanding performance from our in-house tech team and we’re delighted to have all our hard work recognised in this way.“Last year we introduced our app and Alexa Skill as part of our long-term innovation roadmap and we continue to strive to produce cutting-edge features that will dramatically change the way our members interact with their savings.”Smart was also shortlisted in the Multi-Employer DC Provider category.
Left to right: Sophia Imeson, Deputy Editor Pensions Expert, Darren Philp, Smart Pension’s Director of Policy and Communication, Zoe Lyons, Comedian and event Compere.
Launched in 2015, Smart Pension exceeds £4bn in assets under management (AUM) and now serves over one million members and more than 70,000 employers. It is powered by Keystone, Smart’s global savings and investments technology platform.
Aquiline Capital Partners, Barclays, Chrysalis Investments, DWS Group, Fidelity International Strategic Ventures, J.P. Morgan, Legal & General Investment Management, Link Group and Natixis Investment Managers are all investors in Smart Pension.