About this speaker
Gareth Evans | Founder of Cash Perks
Gareth is leading authority on financial inclusion and community finance, poverty and local welfare provision, with almost 20 years’ experience. He specialises in undertaking research/evaluation studies into the extent and causes of financial exclusion, debt and other related issues. In addition, he has substantial hands-on experience of implementing initiatives and policies for diverse clients from banks and building societies to local authorities and social housing providers. He also currently sits on the HM Treasury Financial Inclusion Policy Forum.
Gareth recently founded Cash Perks – an award-winning cash payment solution enabling councils, housing associations and charities to instantly send hardship/welfare funds via SMS text message that can be collected 24/7 at ATM locations nationwide.