Independent Payments Consultant at Juristic Ltd.
Russell Burke, independent payments consultant, with a unique combination of extensive regulatory and strategic experience, now advising payments and electronic money firms seeking authorisation, is one of Ireland’s leading payments specialists with over forty years’ experience with the Central Bank of Ireland, the Irish Payments Services Organisation (IPSO) and Bank of Ireland. Russell also provides bespoke payments training and support services.
Specialising in payments since 2000, Russell most recently helped transform the regulated payments sector in Ireland over seven years as the Senior Payments Specialist with the Central Bank of Ireland’s Payments Authorisations Team assessing and making decision recommendations for the many payments and electronic money firms now authorised in Ireland e.g. Facebook, Google, Stripe.
Russell has been a speaker at a number of major domestic and international events and, more recently, has spoken on behalf of the Central Bank of Ireland at several industry events on the application and authorisation processes for payments and electronic money institutions in Ireland. Russell has an MBA from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, is a qualified financial adviser and a licentiate of the Institute of Banking in Ireland.