Andrew Evans

Founder, Smart Pension

Andrew co-founded Smart Pension to give real people simpler ways to save and access their savings throughout their lives. As the company has grown, world-leading institutions and governments have partnered with Smart, allowing us to help more people with their money. 

Previously, Andrew was an international managing director, with roles in banking and finance. He also works with cutting edge innovation foundations – awarding funding and offering advice to promising UK fintech companies and social entrepreneurs, including those who work with open banking.

Andrew is a member of Founder’s Pledge, a global community of entrepreneurs aiming to find and fund solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.

Andrew has mentored…

Point of Care Foundation

  • Point of Care Foundation
  • Future First
  • RAW Workshop
  • Take Ten
  • Money Story Technologies
  • Mamamoni

Andrew’s questioning was incisive and helpful. He was generous in the sharing of his experiences that were directly relevant to our organisation. It was a game changing moment when he identified correctly the challenges of how our senior team targets our time.

Bev Fitzsimons, Director, Point of Care Foundation

Andrew has mentored…

Future First

  • Point of Care Foundation
  • Future First
  • RAW Workshop
  • Take Ten
  • Money Story Technologies
  • Mamamoni

Andrew’s questioning helped me better frame the issue and will give me a lens through which to present my proposals to our Board. I don’t have someone with Andrew’s experience and expertise within my immediate network to act as a sounding board so this opportunity was really gratefully received!

Laura Underwood, Director of Operations, Future First

Andrew has mentored…

RAW Workshop

  • Point of Care Foundation
  • Future First
  • RAW Workshop
  • Take Ten
  • Money Story Technologies
  • Mamamoni

Andrew Evans gave real, laser-insight that left me with clear, positive actions that will directly help our growth. He listened intently and came back with considered, creative and actionable ideas.

Rick Mower, Managing Director, RAW Workshop

Andrew has mentored

Take Ten

Take Ten uses heart rhythm technology to improve concentration and reduce stress and anxiety.

  • Point of Care Foundation
  • Future First
  • RAW Workshop
  • Take Ten
  • Money Story Technologies
  • Mamamoni

Andrew was a pleasure to engage with; genuine, empathic, funny and very incisive. He very quickly understood my business challenges and provided sound advice to give me greater perspective on the solutions required. Andrew also showed great generosity of spirit in sharing of his contacts.

Fintan Connolly, Founder, Take Ten

Andrew has mentored

Money Story Technologies

A financial wellbeing coaching app and platform designed to help people develop positive financial behaviours and improve financial competence leading to better financial wellbeing.

  • Point of Care Foundation
  • Future First
  • RAW Workshop
  • Take Ten
  • Money Story Technologies
  • Mamamoni

I found Andrew to be knowledgeable, direct and authentic in helping me evaluate the objectives and challenges in growing my venture. He acted as an experienced sounding board for the numerous strategic decisions that lay ahead and provided assistance in identifying resources to develop my learning and inform my commercial decision making  

Jones Oviawe, Founder & CEO , Money Story Technologies

Andrew has mentored

Mamamoni

Mamamoni is a fintech social enterprise that is closing the credit gap for low-income female entrepreneurs in rural and urban slum communities in Nigeria through easy access to finance.

  • Point of Care Foundation
  • Future First
  • RAW Workshop
  • Take Ten
  • Money Story Technologies
  • Mamamoni

Andrew had in-depth knowledge of all the questions I had for him. I felt as if we had known each other for a while because he was friendly and offered support beyond the time I spent with him. He gave suggestions and actions to take to help scale our newly launched mobile app.  

Nkem Okocha, Founder, Mamamoni