Austen Jensen

Executive Vice President, Government Affairs

Austen Jensen serves as Executive Vice President for government affairs. In this role, Jensen advocates before Congress and relevant 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 also directly handles environment and sustainability issues. As Executive Vice President of government affairs, he manages the government affairs team that advocates for workforce policy, privacy, trade, taxes, competition and innovation and is the chair of RILA’s Retail Leaders PAC.

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