Contributor Profile

Andrew Cregan

Job TitleHead of Payments Policy

Company NameBritish Retail Consortium


Andrew is the Head of Payments for the British Retail Consortium. He coordinates industry engagement with Government, regulators and providers on matters relating to retail payments and consumer credit, and acts as a spokesperson for retail. He has led the industry response to the Interchange Fee Regulation (IFR), PSD2 and domestic initiatives, including the Payments Strategy. He has also supported HM Treasury and Bank of England projects for the roll-out of the new notes and coins. Before joining the BRC in summer 2016, he led public affairs and stakeholder engagement for The UK Cards Association and Financial Fraud Action UK, working on the IFR and contactless for transit among other projects. He began his career in the European Parliament working for two MEPs and then as a consultant at the global PR and public affairs firm Burson-Marsteller, advising clients in across a range of sectors including banking.

Conference Sessions

  • Addressing the rising costs of retail payments

    Wednesday10:15 - 10:4529 Apr 2020
    Payments Stage

    This session will present the results of the BRC Payments Survey and other market reviews, and share insights on how the costs of retail payments are changing a...

    • Language: English