PayExpo Europe 2018

8-9 October 2019
Business Design Centre, London


Victor Dostov

Victor Dostov

President , Russian Electronic Money and Remittance Association & Senior Researcher, St Petersburg State University

Dr. Dostov is a President of the Russian Electronic Money Association, an organization representing the largest electronic money operators and money transfer companies in Russia. With a background in management, research and investment in payment technology projects, Victor is one of the leading experts in the field. He advised public bodies on drafting regulation for electronic money in Russia and continues to provide his expertise on the further evolution of legal framework – especially prudential supervision and AML/CFT issues. He previously held a position of a founding partner in PayCash Group where he contributed to the launch of successful projects both in Russia (Yandex.Money, Beeline mobile commerce, etc) and abroad. Victor is also known as an ardent proponent of using hi-tech payment instruments for enhancing financial inclusion and therefore provides his expertise in CGAP, AFI, FATF and Eurasian Group.

Dr. Dostov gives lectures on new technologies and is a frequent speaker at international events. He is also a columnist, the author of publications on new payment methods, regional author for “Financial Regulation International” (Informa) and a member of expert board for the Settlements and Transactions in a Commercial Bank Journal.

  • PayExpo is fantastic because it has thought provoking discussions and is a great place to connect with other leaders in the industry.
    Megan Caywood
    Starling Bank
  • 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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