Head of Financial Services and Payments Programme
Ruth is an expert in payments systems and financial services technologies, with 12 years expertise at EU and UK level. She is a qualified UK solicitor, specialising in competition law, payments and retail financial services. She is currently Head of Financial Services and Payments at techUK, the trade association which represents the technologies sector. She takes the lead on all issues relating to payments, open banking and PSD2, insurance, financial inclusion, identity and block chain, sitting on Open Banking Working groups and the Payments Strategy Forum groups. Previously, Ruth worked as payments expert for the retail sector in Brussels, advising on competition cases, the evolution of the Interchange Fee Regulation and PSD2 and representing retail on the Euro Retail Payments Board and the Card Standardisation Group.