Ruth Wandhöfer

Ruth Wandhöfer is a regulatory expert in the field of banking and one of the foremost authorities on transaction banking regulatory matters. She is Global Head of Regulatory and Market Strategy for Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions business. In this role Ruth’s key responsibilities include driving regulatory and industry dialogue and developing product and market strategy in line with the evolving regulatory landscape.

Ruth chairs a number of influential industry bodies such as the Global Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs Committee of BAFT (a global trade body that represents the particular interests of the transaction banking community), the EU-wide banking industry Payments Regulatory Expert Group which plays a leading advocacy role on behalf of the banking industry in relation to all payments related legislative developments and the European Payments Council Information Security Group. She is also a member of the European Commission Payment Systems Market Expert Group (PSMEG), a very small group of hand-picked industry experts.

Ruth was named as one of 2010s ‘Rising Stars’ by Financial News; named in Management Today’s 2011 ‘35 Women under 35’ list of women to watch (Sunday Times), and one of the 100 Most Influential People in Finance 2012 as named by Treasury Risk Magazine. She speaks five languages (EN, DE, F, ES, IT) and has completed studies in various countries, including an MA Financial Economics in the UK, an MA International Politics in France and an LLM in International Economic Law in the UK. In 2010 she published her first book on “EU Payments Integration – the tale of SEPA, PSD and other Milestones along the Road” (Palgrave MacMillan) and has been a fellow lecturer of the Pallas LL.M Program in European Business Law. Her second book “Transaction Banking and the Impact of Regulatory Change: Basel III and other challenges for the global economy” (Palgrave MacMillan) was published in October 2014.

  • @EuroPaySummit

    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit RT @Innopay: Visiting @EuroPaySummit? Register now for the Pre-Summit Security Masterclass (13 March ‘18 - The Hague) "The Future of Access… 6 days ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit @MyBankPayments Awesome. Thanks for the shout-out! Looking forward to the panel! 6 days ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit We are super excited to welcome Ralf Jacob, Head of Unit Retail, Financial Services and Payments, DG FISMA… https://t.co/J69Jnotpq6 6 days ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit Join our pre-summit Security Masterclass at European Payment Summit 2018, together with expert lecturers from… https://t.co/FwsgRY182K 1 week ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit #ArtificialIntelligence ... could a machine make creative content, be funny, crack a joke better?… https://t.co/mmAsmIoJy0 1 week ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit so true! if the hackers are ahead of the governments and corporates in AI tech... https://t.co/VkP1pHLGGr 1 week ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit @swiftcommunity Thanks for the RT! Looking forward to an awesome panel discussion at EPS 2018 in @CityOfTheHague 1 week ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit Excited to welcome @vivekbajaj Global VP @IBMWatson who will speak on #AI developments at EPS 2018. What's beyond… https://t.co/eVaz3Z7Fqm 1 week ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit What is the European banking industry doing to capitalize on the next payments evolution? Join the panel at EPS 201… https://t.co/WdXe7xvqv9 2 weeks ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit Thanks! Awesome to partner you! @financialit_net https://t.co/BIg5MTXttS 2 weeks ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit Excited to welcome Taimar Peterkop as keynote speaker at EPS. Taimar will address the relevance of #cybersecurity,… https://t.co/y92A6aUAFp 2 weeks ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit When ePayments fails... it's back to cash #cash #epayment #singapore #nets https://t.co/zkNWeVS1oi 2 weeks ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit Check out our latest emailer here! China's Impact on European Payment Landscape #China #Payments #Europe #Alipayhttps://t.co/2PVPETZQFo 3 weeks ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit Apply free to the Fintech Security Fair -#FlorinAwards and get your brand in front of the industry! Winners can ex… https://t.co/g4Dt146jOX 3 weeks ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit RT @GrowUrStartup: Building #IoT? 8 industry examples - #Human experts using #data to drive more insightful decision-making. #AI #BigData V… 3 weeks ago
    European Pymt Summit European Pymt Summit @EuroPaySummit Join the expert briefing @ European Payment Summit 2018 (14-15 Mar | The Hague) and get updated on the latest key t… https://t.co/FRnP2i5OLN 3 weeks ago
  • Also interesting
    Pre-Summit FIDO Authentication Briefing
    Written on 13 February '18 by
    READ MORE
    Beyond the Hype: How AI, Regtech and Blockchain are transforming the FSI
    Written on 7 February '18 by
    READ MORE
    Anticipating the new payment challenges: Infrastructure, regulation, digitalisation, democratization
    Written on 7 February '18 by
    READ MORE
  • News