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Lana Abdullayeva Director, Open Banking & PSD2 at Lloyds Banking Group


As Open Banking & PSD2 Director at Lloyds Banking Group and Non-executive advisor to MLROs.com, Lana advocates for leveraging evolving regulation to improve end-customer experience, foster financial inclusion and prevent financial crime. Over 2015 to 2017 she was a member of the Payments Strategy Forum and played an influential role in shaping the future UK payments landscape, improving trust in payments and removing barriers to enter.

She strongly believes that in a world undergoing profound change, our responsibility is to contribute to the emergence and implementation of solutions for a sustainable future and is deeply committed to developing young generation.

Mathematician by training, in Banking and FS since 1997 across a number of corporate and regulatory environments, Lana is well versed in the rapidly emerging world of data and disruptive technologies and is passionate to create world class ubiquitous solutions for the good of all users. She works collaboratively with her peers, regulators and stakeholders to develop strategic plans that are vitally important for the success of UK ecosystem and in helping Britain prosper compliantly.

Lana is a dedicated mum and aunt, loves swimming in deep waters and enjoys travelling for both business and pleasure.

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