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Owning your future: no time like the present – Romi Savova, Founder & CEO, PensionBee

About This Episode

Michael is joined by Romi Savova, the founder and CEO of PensionBee, the company bringing pensions into the 21st century.

Romi’s story is one that begins in Bulgaria and has taken her to the London Stock Exchange, via South Africa and the US, with stops at Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley on the road to entrepreneurial success.

Founded in 2015 to provide savers with a low-cost, easy-to-use and transparent pension plan, PensionBee today serves 800,000 customers, helping them to be pension confident and put their money towards a better future.

Romi Savova, Founder & CEO, PensionBee

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Lockdown List

What is a book that has changed your life?

I’m perpetually looking for the best Scandi thrillers…each new one manages to shock me for a little while.

What are you watching at the moment?

I’m going to be honest here and admit I’m watching The Ultimatum on Netflix. I love some good reality TV to really unwind.

Who is your biggest inspiration?

PensionBee’s customers inspire me to do more and be better. We regularly share customer stories in our weekly town hall.

In one sentence, describe your ‘new normal’.

I can do it in two words – Mummy CEO.

What is your best tip for life?

Be yourself and have fun in everything you do.

A quote for life?

If it was easy someone else would already be doing it.

What five tracks are you listening to right now?

I love these new remixes that combine old school 90s hits with new takes, such as Dua Lipa’s Love Again. I have a few of those on repeat when I do my daily runs.

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