Managing Director, Payments Strategy, Lloyds Banking Group, United Kingdom
SWIFT Director since 2016. Russell is a career banker with over 30 years’ experience, specialising in retail and commercial banking, payments, cash, operations, compliance, and strategic transformation. He is currently Managing Director of Payments Strategy for Lloyds Banking Group. Russell is the UK board member for SWIFT; a member of the Bank of England RTGS advisory board; and was a pioneering member of the PSR’s Payments Strategy Forum, leading the Financial Crime Working Group. Russell is currently chairing the UK wholesale cash industry steering group, which is developing an efficient future state model for wholesale cash distribution. Russell is also on the board of directors for Pay.UK; which is set up to transform the way retail payments are delivered in the UK.