Alison Hutchinson CBE is the CEO of Pennies, an award-winning fintech charity making digital giving affordable, sustainable, and feel-good. She is also a non-executive Director of LV= and the Senior Independent Director at DFS plc, Yorkshire Building Society and Foresight Group Holdings Ltd. In 2016, she was awarded a CBE for services to the economy and charities.
Alison spent 15 years at IBM working across the globe, running a European consortium of banks, and latterly leading the global business for ecommerce solutions for the financial services sector. She moved into Barclays Bank where she was the CEO for a digital subsidiary joint venture with Accenture and Barclays, and latterly Marketing Director at Barclaycard before joining The Kensington Mortgages Group PLC which she became Group CEO which led to her transforming the Group and selling to Investec in 2007.