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Finder Investing & Saving Innovation Awards 2022

These awards identify the most innovative providers across the areas of saving, stocks and shares ISAs, pensions, share dealing, ESG investing, and CFD and forex trading.

Welcome to the Finder Investing & Saving Innovation Awards 2022

Finder’s series of Innovation Awards recognise financial providers that are innovating in their chosen field, by bringing new and impactful features to the market and delivering beneficial services to their customers.

Now in their third year, this round of Innovation Awards focuses on the investing and saving space. A shortlist of providers was drawn together by Finder’s subject area specialists and the finalists were then assessed by an expert panel of judges.

We are delighted to announce the winning and highly commended companies in the following categories:

  • Saving Innovation
  • Stocks & Shares ISA Innovation
  • Pensions Innovation
  • Share Dealing Innovation
  • CFD & Forex Trading Innovation
  • ESG Investing Innovation
  • Investing Innovation Newcomer Award

Watch our video of the awards announcement or click on the categories underneath it to reveal our winners!

Judging process

The shortlist of finalists in each category was selected by Finder’s subject area specialists, who identified the providers they felt were displaying key innovations in their field.

The shortlist was then passed to an expert judging panel (details below), who decided the winning and highly commended companies by assessing the finalists across three different criteria: uniqueness of innovation, impact in the market and value to customers.

The judges

Cherry Reynard, Investment Journalist
Makala Green, Chartered Financial Expert
Niels Pedersen, Senior Fintech Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University
Zoe Stabler, Senior Investment Writer, Finder

Judging panel

Cherry Reynard

Cherry Reynard is a financial and investment journalist. She’s written for a range of publications including the Financial Times, The Telegraph and The Independent. Cherry co-authored a book on investing in emerging markets and is a six-time winner of the Investment Management Association’s freelance journalist of the year award.

Makala Green

Makala Green is a multi award-winning chartered financial expert, money motivational speaker, podcaster, and author of her debut book The Money Edit, a no blame, no shame guide to taking control of money. Makala is passionate about making money accessible for all, and keeping things simple, fun and straight to the point.

Niels Pederson

Niels Pedersen is a senior lecturer for the financial technology MSc programme at Manchester Metropolitan University. As a chartered accountant, Niels worked at PwC and the Financial Services Authority before coming to academia. He is the author of Financial Technology: Case Studies in Fintech Innovation.

Zoe Stabler

Zoe Stabler is a senior writer at Finder specialising in investing and pensions. She’s got a passion for spreadsheets and analysing data, having previously worked as a management accountant. Zoe has a BA in English Literature from Swansea University and a Diploma for Financial Advisers from The London Institute of Banking and Finance.

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