Ruth is the head of techUK’s Financial Services and Payments programme. She takes the lead on all issues relating to insurance, capital markets, financial inclusion, identity and blockchain as well as payments – including the annual Payments Innovation Conference run jointly by techUK and Payments UK. The work spans building advocacy relationships with government and regulators, identifying market developments and facilitating networking and business development opportunities for members.
Before joining techUK Ruth, who is a qualified UK solicitor, worked as a Senior Manager for Payments for retail sector organisations in the UK and Europe-wide, dealing with competition cases and leading advocacy campaigns on EU Regulation in the retail payments field. Prior to this, she has worked as a professional support lawyer and as a journalist. She holds a law degree and a masters in EU competition law, from Kings College, London.
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