Alison Donnelly


Successfully led the application process for a number of payment and e-money institutions.

Provided perimeter guidance to firms as to whether they fall within scope of payments and e-money regulation.

Advised clients on the systems and controls necessary to comply with safeguarding, conduct of business and AML requirements.

Represented the sector to policy stakeholders as leader of the Emerging Payment Association’s Project Regulator and the Association of Professional Compliance Consultants’ PSD2 Working Group.

FSA’s/FCA’s e-money policy expert, leading the Electronic Money Directive project and policy lead on the negotiation of the second Payment Services Directive.

The Consumer Council’s financial needs expert, who assisted in the Competition Commission’s.