David founded ComplianceOnline in 2006 and launched PaymentsCompliance in 2015. Previous to this he was Chief Operating Officer of Complinet from 2000 to 2006, overseeing the commercial growth of the business from start up to 200 plus employees and appearing in the ‘Times Tec Fast Track 100′ four years in a row. As an industry champion, David brings his experience in driving innovation to create an improved client experience.
Jorden van Cann - Commercial Director
Jorden is responsible for maintaining strong relationships with existing clients and ensuring the continuous improvement of services through developing valuable and innovative client-focused solutions. He has extensive operational and industry experience, having previously worked as Chief Revenue Officer at MLex, where he set-up and led global sales teams and ensured a continuous improvement of services. Jorden holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Economics.
Richard Leather - Legal and Research Director
Richard heads up the legal and regulatory team, and ensures that our content continues to provide the insights required for the evolving global challenges that our clients’ face. Previously, he worked for Betclic Everest Group where he was responsible for advising on regulation and risk, managing local licensing initiatives and ensuring the business' compliance. Richard trained with international law firm Eversheds LLP and holds a BA in History from University College London.
Olivia Russell - Head of Marketing
Olivia is responsible for PaymentsCompliance’s marketing and communications activities globally. She is passionate about brand and works with various departments across the company to develop a marketing strategy that demonstrates our value to our clients and drives innovation and growth. Olivia has over 10 years of marketing experience and holds a degree in Business and Marketing from the University of Kent.
Romuz Miah - Senior Business Development Manager
Romuz is responsible for helping strategic global law firms, banks, corporations and fintechs better understand the changing regulatory landscape and identify new opportunities in the payments industry. He has more than 10 years’ experience managing enterprise technology and information-based solutions, specifically supporting legal professionals to mitigate risk and recognise efficiencies.
Denis Polunin - Business Development Manager
Denis is responsible for growing and maintaining PaymentsCompliance relationships with new and existing clients. He has more than 10 years experience in sales and business development across events, retail and film industries. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from University of Surrey and is a native Russian speaker.
Marie Fryman - Marketing Execuive
Marie manages the marketing and communications activities across the company. She is responsible for carrying out campaigns, managing our media partnerships, website development and social media platforms. She also oversees the organisation of delivering effective and engaging events to our global audience. Marie holds a First Class Degree in Information Management and Business Studies from Loughborough University.
John Basquill - Editor
John covers regulatory and legal developments that have an impact on non-bank payments businesses, including payment services providers, e-money institutions and card schemes, as well as peer-to-peer crypto-currencies and their underlying technology. Previously John was a financial services media researcher and contributor at Gorkana Group. He holds an MA (Dist.) and BA in English Literature from Cardiff University.
Fran Warburton - Reporter
Fran covers regulatory news across a range of jurisdictions and sectors, including changes to anti-money laundering and cyber security laws. She frequently reports on EU developments and has a particular interest in Fintech and Asian markets. Fran graduated from Kingston University with a BA in Journalism and went on to study Mandarin and business in China on a post-graduate scholarship.
Elizabeth Munoz - Legal & Research Manager
Elizabeth leads the AML research department and carries out cross-jurisdictional research on the legal aspects of remittances, e-money, mobile payments and innovative payment services. As a native Spanish speaker, she specialises in Spanish-speaking markets. Elizabeth is a qualified lawyer in Colombia and holds a Master’s degree in commercial and corporate law from Queen Mary University of London.
Helena Regoli - Legal Analyst
Helena specialises in Data Protection and European Union issues. She was admitted as a lawyer in France and previously worked in a Paris law firm. Helena graduated from Panthéon-Sorbonne University with two Master's degrees, and has also completed an L.L.M in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary University.
Jose Jaramillio-Contreras - Research Analyst
Jose is responsible for policy tracking and research content, specialising in payment innovation, fintech and emerging payments. He also developed the payment regulatory directory. Prior to joining PaymentsCompliance, he was working as a cards business analyst in Colombia. Jose has a B.Sc. in Economics from La Salle University, Colombia, and an MBA from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
Ilias Moldoshev - Legal and Research Analyst
Ilias works as a legal and research analyst conducting research on regulatory changes across global jurisdictions, and analysing the impact of the changes within the payments industry, emerging payments and payments systems. He previously worked at GRATA International law firm as a junior lawyer. Ilias graduated from Moscow’s Military University of Law (Civil Law) and the BPP University Law School (LLM Commercial Law).