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Jamie Jenkins

Head of Global Savings Policy

Jamie has worked in pensions and savings for almost 30 years; including operations, product development, marketing, strategy and policy. He currently leads on savings policy for Standard Life Aberdeen’s global business, acting as government and regulatory liaison on pensions as well as a key press spokesperson on industry issues. He has worked extensively on pensions automatic enrolment and the changes in retirement flexibility.

He previously led Standard Life’s corporate pensions operation, working with some of the largest corporate benefit consultants, intermediaries and clients on the implementation and management of their pension arrangements. He is a scheme trustee and sits on a number of regulatory and trade body committees. He chaired the advisory board on ‘coverage’ for the DWP’s 2017 Automatic Enrolment Review.

Jamie is a regular commentator, conference speaker, blogger and Tweeter (@pensionsguy). He's also a proud dad and a big fan of Bowie, billiards and Greenock Morton F.C.

Jamie is Head of Global Savings Policy at Standard Life Aberdeen.

Jamie Jenkins, Head of Global Savings Policy

Articles by Jamie Jenkins

Picture your future: what will it look like?

Picture your future: what will it look like?

What sort of retirement would you like to enjoy and do you know how much it could cost? New Retirement Living Standards should make things clearer.

Jamie Jenkins

November 18, 2019

Cash is king – or is it?

Cash is king – or is it?

Having a cash cushion is usually a good idea, but understanding the real value and potential downsides of holding cash and the impact of inflation is crucial.

Jamie Jenkins

October 17, 2019

Back to savings school – 7 smart money lessons

Back to savings school – 7 smart money lessons

It’s never too late to give your financial skills a bit of a brush up. Here are seven money lessons, whatever your age and stage.

Jamie Jenkins

September 17, 2019

Millennial money: bots, budgets and bucking the trend…

Millennial money: bots, budgets and bucking the trend…

How millennials can buck the savings trend with everything from chatbots and microsaving to workplace pensions and ethical investing.

Jamie Jenkins

June 14, 2019

Pensions are changing again – and it’s good news

Pensions are changing again – and it’s good news

Workplace pensions are changing this April as minimum auto-enrolment contributions increase.

Jamie Jenkins

March 22, 2019

First birthday, second Christmas –  plus savings tips for the future

First birthday, second Christmas – plus savings tips for the future

How do you set your child up financially for when they become a grown up, asks Jamie Jenkins, Head of Global Savings Policy.

Jamie Jenkins

December 3, 2018

What inflation means for generations of savers

What inflation means for generations of savers

In his regular column, Jamie Jenkins writes on getting to grips with savings and inflation – and how the Bank of Mum and Dad can help the next generation.

Jamie Jenkins

October 16, 2018

Finding time to plan our future

Finding time to plan our future

His son’s first holiday gives columnist Jamie Jenkins time to consider cost-effective child care and the importance of claiming Child Benefit to help keep your State Pension.

Jamie Jenkins

August 9, 2018