PayExpo Europe 2018

8-9 October 2019
Business Design Centre, London


Richard Davies

Richard Davies

COO, Revolut

Richard Davies joined Revolut in July 2019 as COO, and leads a range of transformation work across the group, alongside leading the group's move towards developing authorised banking operations in key target geographies. 

Prior roles include:

Commercial Banking Director at TSB – Executive Committee position, leading development of TSB's commercial banking activities.

Global Head of Propositions / Digital - SME Banking at HSBC focused on driving strategic change for clients, with a design led focus on digital innovation and client experience.

Chief Operating Officer for HSBC's UK Commercial Bank, responsible for a wide range of areas including lending products, business and regulatory change, client on-boarding and digital transformation.  

First CEO of challenger bank OakNorth, leading the process to design the business model, develop regulatory licence submissions, and recruit the team to enter the UK market.

Richard has a MA Economics and M.Phil Development Economics from Trinity Hall Cambridge.

  • 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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