Policy Adviser – Finance, BRC
Hannah Regan manages the finance community. She has recently joined the BRC from the Financial Conduct Authority. At the FCA Hannah focused on policymaking; consulting with industry, government and consumer orgs on policy solutions. This included specifics such as insurance and mortgage policy, as well as wider consumer policy and strategy.
Senior Manager, Policy, Payments Systems Regulator
Andrew is a senior manager in the Payment Systems Regulator’s policy team. He is responsible for reforms to a range of key areas of payments policy including cash and digital payments. Andrew has a background in regulatory policy, joining the PSR in 2021 from Ofgem, Great Britain's energy regulator, where he oversaw reforms to network charging arrangements.
VP Policy & Research, TrueLayer
Jack Wilson is VP Policy & Research at TrueLayer, where he leads engagement with UK and EU regulators and authorities and sits on a number of committees as a fintech and regulatory expert. He is a former policy adviser at the UK banking regulator the FCA. There he led work to create the FCA’s approach to regulating firms under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and new open banking rules.
VP of Ecommerce, Trustly
Ciaran joined Trustly as Head of Commercial Strategy in 2016, and proceeded to assume the role of VP Partnerships before taking on a new role as VP of Financial Services & Ecommerce in early 2022. Alongside this, Ciaran has been involved in Open Banking in the UK and other industry initiatives such as SWIFT’s Pay Later API standard.
Prior to Trustly, Ciaran worked in investment banking – firstly, at Credit Suisse as a Derivative Quant working on the implementation of CRD IV, and laterally in Financial Institutions Mergers & Acquisitions at SocGen and Nomura.
Senior Regulatory Manager, Payment Systems Regulator
Anthony is a Senior Manager at the Payment Systems Regulator, where he leads the market reviews into Cross-Border Interchange Fees and Scheme and Processing Fees. Anthony joined the PSR in April 2022 to head up these reviews. He has worked in economic regulators for over 15 years; prior to working at the PSR, he was Director of Conduct and Enforcement at Ofgem.
VP Enterprise Sales & Partnerships, Super Payments
In the ever-evolving landscape of technology and finance, Dave Smallwood has quietly yet effectively made his mark. As the VP of Enterprise Sales and Partnerships at Super Payments, he is part of an innovative team creating the world's first bank-to-bank payment system that is free for merchants, a testament to his belief in accessible and equitable financial solutions.
Dave's journey in the tech world has been one of continuous learning and adaptation. His role in co-founding Roleshare was a significant chapter, where he contributed to building an advanced job-sharing platform. This experience, while valuable, is just one part of a broader career dedicated to understanding and meeting the complex needs of businesses and consumers.
Previously, Dave's tenure at PayPal and American Express was marked by a consistent commitment to his team's success and a deep understanding of the intricate dynamics of global sales and partnerships.
With an Executive MBA from London Business School, Dave's approach to speaking and leadership is grounded in thoughtful analysis and a genuine desire to share insights that can help others navigate the challenging waters of Fintech, Digital Customer Journeys and disruptive innovation.
Senior Advisor, CBDC and Fintech, Bank of England
Jeremy is a Senior Advisor focusing on the economics of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) in the Bank’s CBDC Unit. He contributed significantly to the Bank’s 2023 CBDC Consultation Paper and the Bank’s 2021 Discussion Paper on New Forms of Digital Money. Jeremy has worked at the Bank for over 25 years in financial stability, market operations, fintech and digital money. Prior to working at the Bank, Jeremy worked at a consultancy specialising in microeconomic analysis for businesses. He has a MSc in Economics and BSc in Mathematics from Warwick University.