Who we are
AUKPI is a not-for-profit company, whose aims and objectives are agreed collectively by its members.
The Association was founded in May 2005 as the UK Money Transmitters Association, but changed its name to better represent the diversity of companies now operating in the payments space.
There are 90 Payment Institutions in full membership of the Association. 70 of our member companies are FCA Authorised Payment Institutions, with the balance FCA Registered Payment Institutions. We also have associate members including technology providers, professional services firms and others with an interest in the independent payments sector.
The Association is led by an Executive Chairman. The current Chairman of the Association is Dominic Thorncroft.
He can be contacted on:
Tel: 0208 402 1003 or 07950 452992
The Chairman is supported by an elected executive, made up of representatives from member companies.
Members of the Executive are:
- Jawwad Riaz, Foren Money (Vice Chairman)
- Faz Fazeli, Capital IFX (Treasurer)
- Paola Basilico, Angra Ltd (Secretary)
- Pawel Mes, One Money Mail
- Catherine Dixon, EZ Remit
- Mauricio Barbosa, Alpha Transfers
- Harshan Kollara, Fast Encash Money Transfer
The Executive meets regularly to plan the work of the Association.