Lana Tahirly Abdullayeva
Independent Speaker, Non-executive Advisor PAY.UK & Director Lloyds Banking Group
Mathematician by training, in Banking and FS since 1997 across a number of corporate and regulatory environments, Lana is passionate to create world class ubiquitous solutions for the good of all users. As Payment Innovation & Policy Director at Lloyds Banking Group and Member of Participant Advisory Council at Pay.UK, Lana advocates leveraging evolving regulation and easier access to data to foster financial inclusion, improve end-customer experience and prevent financial crime.
A driven and committed leader with a strong ethical mind-set, Lana achieves objectives by challenging and shaping governance over the various existing and evolving payments services across the Group, as new regulations and market developments expand payment services. She promotes responsible banking and recognises that vulnerability is a broad multidimensional concept. Lana strongly believes that in a world undergoing profound change, our responsibility is to contribute to the emergence and implementation of solutions for a sustainable future and is deeply committed to developing diverse talent.
Lana is well versed in the rapidly emerging world of data and disruptive technologies and proactively promotes responsible innovation. As a Seasoned Global Leader, Lana achieves sustainable growth to the bottom line with strategic investments and developing diverse assets. Her charismatic and collaborative leadership is recognised both internally and externally, developing strategic plans that are vitally important for the success of the UK ecosystem and in helping Britain prosper responsibly and compliantly. Lana is welcomed by her peers as a trusted expert and broker to provide inclusive leadership across divisions and support business growth.
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