British Bank Awards 2022 – Sponsored by Folio

On Thursday 5 May, Folio sponsored the British Bank Awards 2022, which was held at the Sheraton Hotel Park Lane, London.

Folio Chairman, Antonio Mugica opened the awards with a keynote speech on the identity revolution which is taking place, joined onstage with Folio’s latest Non Executive Director, Ricky Knox, (founder of Tandem Bank and Azimo) they briefed the audience on how “identity is broken” and that the fin-tech sector would play a significant role in improving the way consumers prove their identities both online and offline.

Folio Chairman – Antonio Mugica addressing the British Bank Awards audience with the keynote speech.

Antonio Mugica said “The Folio digital wallet makes signing up to online services simple and effortless so users never have to upload ID documents again. Helping banks and Fin-tech’s improve conversion rates and reduce customer churn.  Folio, in being this year’s headline sponsor, aims to raise awareness on the important topic of identity.

Monzo scooped the highly coveted ‘Best British Bank’ as well ‘Best Banking App’ and Starling Bank for the 5th year in a row won the award for ‘Best Current Account’.

Jorge del Prado – Chief Solutions Officer at Folio presented Monzo the ‘Best Banking App’ award.

Folio also sponsored a number of important technology awards including, ‘Best Consumer App’, ‘Best Trading Platform’ and the ‘Best Crypto Exchange’, to further reinforce how ‘Identity Verification’ and ‘Portable Consumer Identity’ are going to be increasingly critical in these specific areas of finance.

Nik Maguire, Folio CMO awarded Best Crypto Exchange to Ziglu

Ricky Knox added “The British Bank Awards show that the UK is a global leader in the Fin-tech space, it’s our belief that in the coming years innovation around personal privacy and identity will create great opportunities for entrepreneurship in this sector.”

Ricky Knox and Antonio Mugica welcoming Monzo, winner of the Best British Bank 2022 on stage.
‘Online Trading Platform’ winners Freetrade presented by Brett Gascoine – Chief Growth Office.

The 2022 winners of all 29 categories can be found below:

  • Best British Bank (Sponsored by Folio) – Monzo
  • Innovation of the Year – HyperJar
  • Best Banking App (Sponsored by Folio) – Monzo
  • Best Newcomer – Tembo
  • Customer Service Champion – Novuna Personal Finance
  • Treating Customers Fairly Champion – RateSetter
  • Personal Finance Journalist of the Year – Katie Binns
  • Online Financial Influencer of the Year – Lara Joanna Jarvis
  • Best Building Society – Suffolk Building Society
  • Best Alternative Finance Provider – CapitalRise
  • Best Business Banking Provider – Monzo
  • Best Business Finance Provider – Allica Bank
  • Best Credit Card Provider – Bip.
  • Best Current Account Provider – Starling Bank
  • Best Investments Provider – Triodos Bank
  • Best Specialist Mortgage Provider – Newbury Building Society
  • Best Mortgage Broker – Tembo
  • Best Online Trading Platform (Sponsored by Folio) – Freetrade
  • Best Personal Finance App (Sponsored by Folio) – Chip
  • Best Personal Loan Provider – JN Bank UK
  • Best Savings Provider – Melton Building Society
  • Best Ethical Financial Provider – Triodos Bank
  • Best Children’s Financial Provider – Starling Bank
  • Best Crypto Exchange (Sponsored by Folio) – Ziglu
  • Marketing and PR Partner of the Year – Teamspirit
  • The Pioneer Award – 11:FS
  • RegTech Partner of the Year – encompass
  • Technology Partner of the year – CSI
  • Consultancy of the Year – Capco

Press Contact: Nik Maguire, CMO,



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