Andrea Dunlop is Chief Executive Merchant Acquiring Europe – A regulated business she founded within the paysafe group in 2013, With almost 20 years’ experience in the financial sector, Andrea has in-depth knowledge across many aspects of payments. Highly-regarded in the payments industry; she has been named one of ‘Most Influential Women in Payments in 2018’, Banking Technology’s ‘Woman in PayTech’ in 2018 and ‘Payments Pioneer’ by the UK Payment Awards in 2018.
As the first female Chairwoman of the Emerging Payments Association’s (EPA) Advisory Board she lobbies on policy and financial inclusion across the industry, with a passion for fairness, openness and much more competition in this space to benefit all.
She also leads on a number of diversity and women networks from European Women in Payments (EWPN) and women in paytech where she champions change across the industry for all. In her spare time she provides financial mentoring to women on money management skills, and is currently writing book on money management to help educate in a practical way.