To drive industry activity that informs and collaborates with government and third sector bodies to provide clarity on PayTech innovations and solutions that aim to reduce financial exclusion and the poverty premium.
Cost-of-Living and Benefits
Examining how the payments industry can support the most vulnerable population through welfare and employment payments.
Exploring how open banking can provide access to tailored and fair financial services to those unbanked and underserved.
Engaging with the key regulatory bodies (BoE, FCA and the PSR) to drive the financial inclusion agenda forward.
Josh Berle, Business Development Director, Mastercard
Neil Harris, CEO, B-Yond
Nigel Atta-Mensah, Vice President, Crown Agents Bank
Jos Henson Gric, Founder, Flex
Simon Thomas, Prepaid Product Manager, allpay
Ramsey El Dabbagh, Corporate Development algbra
Shadia Hanna, Principal, Payment Industry Relations, Discover
Kevin Flood, Technology Consulting, Ernst & Young LLP
Financial exclusion is a huge issue when it comes to cross border payments since a large portion of these payments travel from the developed to the developing world, which typically lacks the appropriate financial infrastructure and services. Therefore, the Project Inclusion team sought to speak to several organisations who are encouraging global financial inclusion in developing and emerging markets by providing critical solutions that tackle cost, speed, access and compliance when it comes to cross border payments.