Austen Jensen

Austen Jensen

Senior Vice President, Government Affairs

Austen Jensen serves as senior vice president for government affairs. In this role, Jensen advocates before Congress and prudential regulators to promote transparency, innovation, and competition in the payment ecosystem. In addition to handling the payments portfolio for RILA members, he also handles financial services issues that fall under the jurisdiction of Securities and Exchange Commission, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Federal Reserve. 

Outside of the financial services arena, Jensen directly handles environment and sustainability issues, along with policies surrounding patents. As senior vice president of government affairs, he manages a portion of the government affairs teams that deals with workforce policy, privacy and innovation and assisting with the RILA PAC to target retail leaders on Capitol Hill. 

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