PayExpo Europe 2018

8-9 October 2019
Business Design Centre, London


Nilixa Devlukia

Nilixa Devlukia

Independent Regulatory Expert, Independent Consultant

Nilixa is an experienced regulatory expert and lawyer  with a Masters in European Competition Law and over 20 years of banking and payments experience. Nilixa works with industry, regulators and legislators to drive changes in the payments ecosystem for a payments landscape that is secure, transparent and inclusive. Nilixa is a well know public speaker and Head of Regulatory at the UK  Open Banking Implementation Entity. Prior to this Nilixa was at the Financial Conduct Authority as the policy lead on all UK and EU payments and e-money related matters working together with  HM Treasury on the negotiation and transposition of PSD2 and EU agencies on the PSD2 RTS.  During her time at the FCA Nilixa was seconded to the European Banking Authority and has worked extensively with the European Commission, the European Central Bank, the World Bank and EU regulators. Nilixa has sat on various EU and UK level committees including the ECB SecurePay Forum, the EU API Evaluation Group and the UK Payment Strategy Forum and has lead on the publication of the FCA Approach Document on Payment Services and the EBA Consultation on the Guidelines for an exemption under the RTS. Nilixa has also worked with stakeholders on PSD2 eIDAS certificates to ensure a coordinated approach between eIDAS certificate issuers and EU regulators and supervisors.  Prior to joining the FCA Nilixa was Senior Legal Counsel at Barclays supporting various business units including receivables and trade finance; retail mortgages and cash management.

  • PayExpo is fantastic because it has thought provoking discussions and is a great place to connect with other leaders in the industry.
    Megan Caywood
  • Very well organised, covering all the key topics with an inclusive and relevant speaker and exhibitor base.
    Helene Panzarino
    Rainmaking Colab Fintech
  • Very wide ranging and varied content with a good mix of fact and opinions, hotly debated.
    Ian Dawson
    Hays Travel Limited
  • This is both a networking event and a trade show, and should be in everyone's diary.
    Paul Love Twelves
    Open Payments Cloud
  • Had a great time across the two days, very well looked after and heard some interesting things about the industry. Look forward to returning next year!
    Jon Ellis
    Atom Bank
  • PayExpo 2018 was fantastic with a great variety in exhibitors as well as content for talks and debates. We found some very good potential partners that will help us make a major impact in the banking industry over the next few years.
    Simon Phillips
    Money Global Limited
  • I really liked the sessions and panel discussions and I am looking forward to some more presentations.
    Liisi Kirsipuu
  • I found the event very interesting and lively, I really liked the presentations in theatre 2 as I am coming from a payments area I found them very informative.
    Martynas Rajuncios
    Lietuvos Bankas


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