Ruth Milligan

Head of the Financial Services and Payments



Ruth is head of the financial services and payments programme at techUK, the voice of the UK tech sector. She leads on all issues relating to open banking and open data, payments, digital identity and blockchain, focussing on advocacy vis-à-vis government and regulators, market developments and facilitating business development opportunities for members.


Before joining techUK, Ruth, who is a qualified UK solicitor, worked as a senior manager for payments for retail sector organisations in the UK and Europe-wide, dealing with competition cases and leading advocacy campaigns on EU regulation. She holds a law degree and a masters in EU competition law from Kings College, London.