Leigh Garner Head of Industry Relations at Discover Financial Services Leigh Garner Head of Industry Relations at Discover Financial Services
Leigh joined Discover in 2013, initially leading the Product Delivery team for the EMEA region, ensuring payments products were adopted by Discover Global Network issuers and acquirers across the region. Since 2021 he has been leading the payments Industry Relations team which is responsible for relationships with global industry bodies, ranging from organisations responsible for technical specification development for core payment technologies, to membership organisations such as the Emerging Payments Association. Prior to joining Discover Leigh held various technical positions for Card Manufacturing and Personalisation facilities in the UK.
Andrew Rush International Product Strategy Director of Discover Global Network Andrew Rush International Product Strategy Director of Discover Global Network
Leading a Global group of Pre-Sales Product Specialists & Solutions Consultants, to help our Partners determine which of our Products can best meet their needs.
Andrew has extensive financial services experience having held senior international positions at Barclaycard, Mastercard & Elavon, spanning both Issuing & Acquiring domains. Stephen Wright Lead for Open Finance regulatory engagement and API standards at NatWest Stephen Wright Lead for Open Finance regulatory engagement and API standards at NatWest
• Been involved in Open Finance since the industry Open Banking Working Group in 2015 and the formation of the Open Banking Implementation Entity in 2016
• Initiated the NatWest Open Banking programme and have delivered Open Banking and PSD2 APIs over the past five years • Believe in the transformational power of data sharing and Open Finance to deliver customer value • Support a commercial approach to delivering Open Finance Rebecca Danks Product Manager at Yapily Rebecca Danks Product Manager at Yapily
Rebecca is a Product Manager at Yapily, a leading Open Banking infrastructure provider. At Yapily she is responsible for the growth of bank integration coverage across the UK and Europe, as well as the build of new features and functionality.
Rebecca developed innovative digital products for Gen Z at Nationwide Building Society, before moving to Yapily to focus on financial technology and API development. Rebecca holds a MBiolSci in Biochemistry and Microbiology from The University of Sheffield, and has studied Product Management at the Scrum Alliance (London, UK) and Design Thinking at the Design Thinkers Academy (Amsterdam, Netherlands). Rebecca is passionate about innovative product development and how Open Banking can be used to power financial inclusion, and support the new earn of Financial Services. Huw Davies Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Ozone API Huw Davies Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Ozone API
Huw has 25 years’ experience in payments and financial services, with a wealth of experience building businesses and delivering go to market strategies at major corporations and start-ups. Before Ozone he led the development of the UK open banking ecosystem at OBIE. Prior to this he has held exec roles leading $bn revenue lines at Token (CCO), HSBC (Global Head of Payments), MasterCard (Head of Emerging Payments), Barclays and sits on the Advisory Board for the Emerging Payments Association.
Dan Scholey COO at Moneyhub Dan Scholey COO at Moneyhub
Dan Scholey is the Chief Operating Officer at Moneyhub, the leading Open Finance platform that enables businesses from all sectors to truly understand and engage their customers. By providing consent-driven access to financial data, analytics, insights, and the initiation of card-free payments, Moneyhub helps businesses create tailored products and services that deliver against their customers' needs, and build trust and value.
Dan has been heavily involved in building and delivering innovative FinTech solutions for over fifteen years. He made the world’s first public Open Banking-initiated payment (in 2018) and led Moneyhub's work to deliver Variable Recurring Payments with Starling Bank in the FCA sandbox. Dan has a proven track record for delivering from his time as Head of Product Management at Experian, shaping their global financial services products and facilitating complex projects for multiple clients in diverse sectors.