Women in Payments

26/04/2022 - 27/04/2022
Madrid, Spain

The Women in Payments Symposium is a unique event that provides perspectives from key women leaders in payments, supports diversity and gender parity, and includes topics impacting all aspects of the payments ecosystem. The format is split between networking breaks, keynote addresses, executive panel discussions and career development breakout sessions. This forum is an unparalleled opportunity that is empowering, current and immediately relevant to any woman pursuing a career in payments.

Icon Solutions’ Senior Payments Consultant, Louise Shorthouse will be moderating a session titled ‘Demystifying Request to Pay’.

Session Description: Request to Pay is currently one of the most-discussed initiatives in the payments industry, enabling new flexible ways for money to move between people, organisations and businesses. Yet despite widespread interest and increasing recognition of its potential, the path to widespread adoption remains unclear. This session provides fresh research and insight into industry demand and emerging use-cases, and delves into the key factors driving and shaping deployment and adoption. It will also examine the future of Request to Pay services and the challenges to traditional payment options.


  • Moderator – Louise Shorthouse, Senior Payments Consultants, Icon Solutions
  • Linda Weston, Managing Director and Head of Core Product, Barclay Card
  • Maura McGrath, Services Operations Controls and Compliance, Elavon
  • Rachel Hunt, VP, Growth Marketing, Volante

More information on the Women in Payments event can be found here.