Dean McClelland is the Founder and CEO of Tontine Trust for which he is our September 2019 Transparency Award Winner.
Tontine Trust is a Fintech that aims to be a global disruptor in the pensions industry. Initially they will introduce tontine-style low fee lifetime income plans in the US after which they intend to launch in Europe what will become the world’s first fully transparent pension scheme.
After studying Economics, Accountancy, Law& Computer Science at Griffith College in Dublin, Ireland Dean’s career has spanned equity sales trading, investment banking, and real estate investments, working in London, Frankfurt, UAE & Asia. As a serial fintech entrepreneur, Dean has demonstrated his ability to start new ventures, swiftly build teams and achieve financial success, embrace new technology to scale businesses, and adapt to market and business challenges to restructure company business models.
In 2017, Dean was asked to find a suitable lifetime income pension solution for family & friends. Having become frustrated at the lack of a simple affordable solutions, he committed himself to developing the most world’s most trustable lifetime income pension solution which could offer fair lifetime incomes to retirees without charging high fees.
For further information see: https://tontine.com
TV Interview: Bringing Transparent Tontines Back from the Dead, Real Vision, 17 February 2020, Duration: 49 minutes