Payments Europe 2021

Payments Europe 2021

Meeting regulatory demands amidst continued innovation, disruption and evolution in expectations and capabilities

£799 Pre-Agenda Rate
Bring the team: 3rd colleague half price or 5th Colleague FREE
Contact us: +44 (0) 0207 164 6582
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TBC 2021 | London

Building functionality of NPA and RTGS and connecting infrastructure globally

ISO 20022
Designing architecture to implement ISO 20022 requirements and mapping data to new formatting

Reviewing opportunities with request to pay as a payment concept to enhance customer experience

Implementing strong customer authentication requirements without impacting customer journey

Customer appetite for innovation: Balancing capability with demand and customer expectation

Industry response and uptake of PSD2/open banking and impacts of open APIs on business models

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Potential disruption across the industry of BigTechs entering payment infrastructure

Use of cloud technology to manage payment demands and stay ahead of continuous evolution

Mitigating risk and cyber security with increased digitalisation of the industry

Nicola Coyne

Nicola J. Coyne
Director, Head of Immediate Payments, Global Payments Solutions

Juergen Von Der Leur

Juergen Von Der Lehr
Managing Director, Head of Daily Banking and Payments
ING Bank

Samuel Jeyakumar

Samuel Jeyakumar
Head of Architecture
Metro Bank

Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith
Chief Technology Officer
Clear Bank

Heike Winter

Heike Winter
Director, Digitalisation in Payments
Deutsche Bundesbank

Alex Roy

Alex Roy
Head of Consumer Distribution Policy
Financial Conduct Authority

Joanne Towers

Joanne Towers
Managing Director, Regional Head of Payments and Cards Product for Europe

Chris Higham

Chris Higham
Head of Strategy and Change – Payments
Virgin Money

Dougie Belmore

Dougie Belmore
Head of Payments Industry Engagement
Clydesdale Bank

James Barclay

James Barclay
Executive Director, Wholesale Payments
J.P. Morgan



Please contact the Center for Financial Professionals today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. For more information on what we can offer, please contact or call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

Why attend

Why should you attend a CeFPro conference? Hear from past attendees and speakers…

Key topics include
panel discussions

Panel Discussions

Interactive panel discussions are designed to include attendees by running a live Q&A throughout the session.



Hear industry experts provide insights on practical implementation of a range of technology advances.


Networking Breaks

Networking opportunities including breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks on both days, access to all streams and sessions plus gala drinks reception to close the first day.

meet the speakers

Meet The Speakers

Continue discussions beyond the auditorium and interact with speakers and attendees after their session.



Aerospike, the global leader in next-generation, real-time NoSQL data solutions, powers payment transactions and machine learning for fraud prevention at unprecedented speed, scale and low TCO. Aerospike customers lead their industries with better decisioning to predict, detect, and prevent fraud while adapting to fast-changing attack patterns. Aerospike reduces more false positives in real-time with the ability to combine streaming transactional data with historical data in a friction-free experience. Aerospike customers include The European Central Bank, Barclays, PayPal, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Charles Schwab and Airtel Payments.

Please contact the Center for Financial Professionals today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. For more information on what we can offer, please contact or call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.


GlobalRisk Community

The GlobalRisk Community is a thriving community of risk managers and associated service providers. Our purpose is to foster business, networking and educational explorations among members. Our goal is to be the world’s premier Risk forum and contribute to a better understanding of the complex world of risk.

Payments & Cards Network

Payments & Cards Network is a recruitment agency specializing in fintech and payments. Our headquarters is based in Amsterdam and we also have offices in Atlanta and Singapore. With our international dedicated team of professional consultants and a large network of over 80,000 contacts in the industry, we connect you to highly skilled payment people in an efficient way. Besides, we are the proud publisher of Payments & Cards Magazine, which is one of the leading online magazines for the payments & fintech industry with a reach of 150,000 professionals, high-level decision-makers and c-suite executives.

The Paypers

The Paypers is the Netherlands-based leading independent source of news and intelligence for professionals in the global payment and ecommerce community. Our readership consists of merchants, banks, payment services providers, processors, acquirers, financial institutions and technology vendors.

We have a special focus on all major trends and developments in: payment solutions & services, digital payments, digital commerce, B2B payments, payments infrastructure, fraud & risk management, regtech, digital identity, regulation & compliance, banking & fintech, and mergers & acquisitions.

Venue & accommodation

Etc Venues – Monument, 8 Eastcheap, London, EC3M 1AE, UK

Monument 1
Monument 2
Monument 4

Nearby Hotel Options:

The Payments Forum 2021 will take place near Monument Station. If you require accommodation, the following hotels are close by:

DoubleTree by Hilton – Tower of London

Leonardo Hotels

Apex City of London

Premier Inn London City (Tower Hill)

Travelodge London Central Tower Bridge

Can I present at the Payments Forum 2020?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at the Summit. For further information on this please contact

Are there any rules on the dress code?

Business attire is requested. The Summit is a formal opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and to gain knowledge from the industry’s finest risk management experts.

What is the cost and what is included in the registration fee?

We offer incentives for ‘early bird’ registrants of the Summit, as outlined on our pricing structure.

Registration includes breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunches, the cocktail reception at the end of day One, full access to the Summit sessions and exhibition area. Presentations from sessions are also available, subject to speaker approval.

Where can I find the Summit documentation and speaker presentations?

All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations*

All available documentation will be provided after the Summit has taken place. However we will work with our presenters to make these available before the Summit where possible.

*Please note that our speakers often have to gain permission from their relevant compliance departments to release their presentations. On rare occasions compliance may not allow presentations to be distributed.

Will breakfast, lunch and refreshment be provided?

Yes. As with all of our events the Center for Financial Professionals will be providing brilliant coffee, breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and smaller bites during the networking breaks.

Will there be opportunities to network with other attendees?

There are ample opportunities for networking and interaction throughout the Summit, such as

  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Drinks reception at the end of the first day of the Summit (subject to confirmation)
  • Q&A, panel discussions and audience participation technology at the event and during the sessions
I have several colleagues that would like to attend, is there a group discount?

Certainly! We are pleased to offer you a 20% discount on the third registration or provide a fifth registration at half price.

If you would like to register more than five colleagues please contact us on +44 (0)207 164 6582.

Please note:

  • Registrations must be made at the same time
  • Registrations must come from the organization
  • The lowest registration will be discounted
Are there opportunities to share my thought-leadership at Payments Europe 2020?

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of Payments Europe and our wider risk professionals community.

At the event
We can distribute your material to the attendees or even offer you an exhibition booth so that you may enjoy a more prominent presence at the Summit. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact / +44 (0)207 164 6582.

Risk Insights
Feature your content on our Risk Insights website and supporting Risk Insights monthly newsletter. For further information please download our media pack here.

Are media partnerships available for Payments Europe?

Yes. As part of a media partnership we can offer a variety of options to increase the branding and awareness of your association, company, certificate, publication or media. We are flexible with what we can offer however we usually:

  • Provide a discounted rate to attend
  • Place your logo and profile on the Summit website
  • Place your logo on the Summit brochure
  • Place your logo on promotional content where applicable
  • Distribute your media/marketing at the Summit
  • Promote through social media channels

To discuss this further please contact or call +44 (0)207 164 6582.

Representing a financial institution or government body (E.g. Bank, Insurance company, Asset Manager, Regulator)



*All rates subject to CeFPro’s terms and conditions and UK VAT, currently at 20 per cent

Representing an Information/Service Provider (Eg: Consultant, Vendor, Executive Search Firm, Law Firm)



*All rates subject to CeFPro’s terms and conditions and UK VAT, currently at 20 per cent

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Group bookings

Group rates are available for 3 or more attendees from the same organisation, when registering at the same time. The current rate allows:
Every third colleague to come along for half price
A fifth colleague to attend for free!


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