Head of Financial Services and Payments at techUK
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, digital identity and block chain, sitting on Open Banking Working groups and the Payments Strategy Forum groups. She also chairs the Open Banking Communications Forum. Previously, Ruth worked as Legal Expert on payments for the retail sector in Brussels, advising on competition issues, the evolution of the Interchange Fee Regulation and PSD2 and representing retail on the ECB’s Euro Retail Payments Board and the SEPA Card Standardisation Group.