Ruth Milligan

Until February 2016 in the capacity of Head of Payments and Retail Finance, British Retail Consortium (BRC)
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Ruth Milligan leads all work on payments for the British Retail Consortium, which is the lead trade association for the entire UK retail industry. She deals with issues concerning all types of payment products and acceptance, including card interchange fees, innovation and mobile payment technologies, technical and security standards for electronic payments, cheques and cash and issues surrounding consumer credit.

She is a qualified UK solicitor with a Master’s degree in EU competition law and previously has worked in the UK government legal service, for Linklaters solicitors’ practice and at a high level in the European Union for the EU retail association, EuroCommerce, where she sat on the Cards Stakeholder Group and as expert in the ECB’s Euro Retail Payments Board.

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