Company: Bacs
Position: Director of Product & Strategy

Anne Pieckielon

Anne is Director of Product and Strategy for Bacs, the longest established payment operator and a systemically important part of the UK’s payments infrastructure. Bacs handles over 6 billion payment transactions with an overall value of £4.6 trillion every year.

Anne is responsible for shaping and delivering the company strategy to ensure that Bacs products and services are successfully delivered. The key products she is responsible for are Direct Debit, Bacs Direct Credit and the Current Account Switch Service. Anne’s team lead strategic engagement with key stakeholders, including Government and Regulators.

Anne has directed a series of major developments for Bacs. These include a delivery channel and platform refresh, improving stakeholder access to Bacs, establishing the Affiliates proposition and leading CASS towards Regulatory recognition. She is also responsible for gender diversity and inclusion within Bacs, and she is a champion of the HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter.