Robert Courtneidge

Independent Industry Advisor

Robert is a valued and highly respected industry expert with a distinguished career in the card and payments industry. 

Robert has deep expertise in digital assets and e-money, and is highly skilled in all aspects of consumer finance issues, including banking regulation and compliance, consumer protection and AML/CTF. 

In the UK through his work with the EPA on ‘Project Regulator’ he works closely with The Payments Services Regulator, HM Treasury and the Financial Conduct Authority as well as other key compliance and industry bodies globally.  

He has continuously been named a key player in the Payments Power 10 (including #1 in 2015), a highly competitive ranking of the influential contributors in payments. 

Previously, Robert achieved success as a senior legal professional specialising in matters relating to cards and payments. 

He regularly speaks on issues facing the European Payments’ Industry including laws relating to Electronic Money, Payment Services, AML/CTF, Digital Assets and CBDCs.