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Date: 24/02/2021 - 24/02/2021
Location: Online event


ESBG Spotlight​​​

Next steps for EPI – the European Payments Initiative 

Discussion ​with Martina Weimert, CEO of the EPI Interim Company 

24 February 2021 | 14:30 CET

Online event​​​​


​On 24 February, ESBG Spotlight will host Martina Weimert, CEO of the EPI Interim Company, responsible for initiating the implementation of the European Payments Initiative (EPI). Launched in July 2020 by major European banks, the European Payments Initiative aims to create a unified payment solution for consumers and merchants across Europe and to become a new standard in payments.​ The event will focus on the current state of play and the next steps towards full implementation of the new solution, and will be moderated by Diederik Bruggink, Head of Innovation and Payments at ESBG.

This online event is free of charge and will be held in English. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation containing the meeting link and instructions for joining the webinar.​

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14:30 Presentation by Martina Weimert​​
15:00 Q&A session moderated by Diederik Bruggink
15:15 End of the webinar


Martina Weimert has been appointed as CEO of the EPI Interim Company in December 2020. She has been supporting European banks since the beginning of the European Payments Initiative (EPI) as a Partner in the Financial Services Practice of the consultancy Oliver Wyman in Paris, where she was for 4 years in charge of the European payments practice of OW. With 17 years in international consulting and 4 years in banking, she has in-depth experience in payments, fintech, blockchain and retail banking in Europe, the Americas and the Middle East.

She developed strategy concepts, new business models, led major transformation programs and is known to be an instant payments specialist.

Martina Weimert graduated from the Instit​ute of Political Science Paris in European business development, holds a Master's degree in International Administration (DESS) from Sorbonne University and studied Political Science at the University of Bonn (Germany).