TransUnion’s UK CEO Satty Saha Named Business Leader of the Year

Satrajit “Satty” Saha, CEO of TransUnion in the UK, has been named Business Leader of the Year – Credit Reference Agency, at the Leadership Awards 2023.

The annual Leadership Awards celebrate resilience, innovation and creativity, showcasing individuals who demonstrate leadership across the full spectrum of credit and financial services. 

This award recognises Satty’s outstanding commitment to the wider industry, driving growth and innovation, as well as supporting credit education and fostering diversity and inclusion.

Commenting on the win, Satty Saha said: “I’m honoured to accept this award and want to thank my TransUnion colleagues, both in the UK and globally, that have helped me to drive the UK business forward. Using information for good is core to our mission and I’m proud of how we’ve continued to demonstrate this, from our industry leading approach to buy now, pay later credit reporting and our award-winning fraud prevention solutions, to our continued efforts in promoting credit education and financial inclusion.”

Under Satty’s leadership, TransUnion’s UK business has propelled innovation through global and local products, including trended data solutions that help lenders better assess affordability, as well as fraud and ID solutions to help protect consumers and businesses from increasing fraud threats.  

Satty has also spearheaded industry change in how buy now, pay later data is reported, with TransUnion being the first UK credit reference agency to accept this new data into consumers credit files, starting in 2022.

“The dedication of our TransUnion colleagues is what makes it possible for myself and the wider leadership team to achieve our ambitions for the UK business, so this is a reflection of all their hard work,” Satty continued. “I’m also very proud of how our colleagues have helped us to create a culture where people feel supported and rewarded, recognised as one of the UK’s best workplaces.”

Satty is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace and supporting colleagues’ needs resulting in TransUnion’s being named as one of the top 25 most inclusive employers in the UK (Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List 2022/23) and one of the Best Workplaces for Wellbeing 2023.

TransUnion UK has been named Credit Information Provider of the Year for two consecutive years (2021, 2022) at the prestigious Credit Awards, as well as garnering accolades for TransUnion’s anti-fraud solutions and its pioneering analytics initiatives.