HSBC Australia appoints new Head of Open Banking – Finance – Learning & Development

HSBC Australia has landed a new head of open banking as Taryn Barry joins the Newcastle Permanent Building Society.

Barry announced his move on LinkedIn and his departure from NPBS after 14 years.

“I am ready and excited to take this new opportunity to work in the open banking space – the future of banking,” she wrote.

James Cudmore, Chief Client Officer and Head of Products for NPBS, said iTnews that Barry joined HSBC in September and was “proud that the experience she gained at Newcastle Permanent over more than a decade paved the way for this exciting next chapter in her career”.

“We are proud of the role Newcastle Permanent and Taryn have played in advancing open banking in customer-owned banking and that our efforts have caught the attention of industry watchers, and international banks come to us. for our in-house expertise,” Cudmore said.

“We are thrilled for Taryn and this opportunity for her and thrilled with the talent we have internally.

“Our digital banking team will continue to deliver our open banking program while we undertake the formal nomination process.”

Cudmore said the NPBS open banking program is “going well” and is on track with regulatory requirements.

“We are actively exploring new opportunities to leverage open banking for the benefit of our clients,” he added.

At NPBS, Barry owned open banking products from mid-2020.

She first joined the construction company in 2008 as an assistant branch manager, before moving on to various roles within the organization.

HSBC Australia did not return requests for comment.