The Payments Association

The most influential community in payments, where the connections, collaboration and learning shape an industry that works for all.

If you are an established bank,
emerging fintech or sit anywhere in between, we can help you to navigate a complex regulatory environment and facilitate profitable business partnerships.

Membership of The Payments Association gives you…

…a year-round opportunity to connect with key stakeholders from across the payments value chain.

Knowledge & insights
A voice for change
Networking opportunities

Why join The Payments Association?

Connect with other stakeholders from across the payments value chain, learn from industry experts and peers, shape the way the industry evolves and market your products and services more effectively.
  1. Membership of The Payments Association includes up to 25 introductions a year – We believe in the personal touch.  Through 1-to-1 introductions at our networking events, electronic intros sent from our Director General and our portfolio of events, we actively connect you with senior executives from organisations across the entire payments ecosystem where we believe there is potential for you to build future, profitable business partnerships.     
  2. We will help you navigate the complex regulatory environment – As a member of The Payments Association you get direct access to the regulators. Join a workshop with the FCA or Bank of England and get your voice heard by collaborating on one of our consultation responses.     
  3. Get access to exclusive market insights and industry benchmarks – As a member of The Payments Association you gain access to our exclusive research, whitepapers and interviews with the most influential players in the payments space, allowing you to draw from their experiences and apply their learnings to your own business.

“What others consider impossible, just takes passionate teamwork from The Payments Association"

Monica Eaton Cardone, COO, Founder of Chargebacks911
and Fi911

Our projects

The Payments Association’s 5 projects drive industry change to shape the future of the payments landscape. Our projects bring together more than 80 high level volunteers from across the payments industry who represent the collective view of The Payments Association members at industry-critical moments.

Our events

Mastering the New Era of Money using CBDCs

PA@Home Summer Party

Regulations 101 - Training Course

Variable Recurring Payments – will they be the driver of account to account

The PAY360 Awards 2022

Financial Crime 360 2022

Our latest Insights

Risk and cross-border payments: navigating a regulatory and compliance minefield

Tune in to hear our expert panel explore the risks of cross-border payments, discuss how to achieve more efficient and commercially viable compliance processes, and provide a 'crystal ball' forecast on regulatory and market opportunities. Speakers include: Nkosi Moyo, Head, Global Payments - Mobile Sales, Crown Agents Bank Robert Wade, Global Head of Cross-Currency Solutions, J.P. Morgan Livia Benisty, Global Head of AML, Banking Circle Chryssi Chorafa, Founder & CEO, StarLiX Kazım Rıfat Özyılmaz, Co-Founder, Arf

Globally connected CBDCs – a pipe dream or the future of international payments?

Linking profit and purpose – embedding sustainability in the payments ecosystem

Formation of the UK Industry Digital Currencies Coordination Group

How the abuse of Companies House has facilitated financial crime and the likely reforms

SUSTAINABILITY SUPERHEROES - A how-to guide to ESG for Fintechs

Payments Compliance Training Programme - Operational Resilience

Payments Compliance Training Programme - Best Practice Financial Crime Management

Payments Compliance Training Programme - The FCA Approach to Complaints

Payments Compliance Training Programme - SCA

Payments Compliance Training Programme - Safeguarding

Payments Compliance Training Programme - Preparing for a Cyber Security Audit