Pascale-Marie Brien is founder and Managing Director of Fidelis Consulting, consultancy company specialized in EU payment matters that offers a wide range of services, from advocacy and public affairs to legal and strategic advice, built from an extensive professional experience across different sectors of the payment industry. Pascale started her career at Europay International (now mastercard Europe) and held various senior positions in the French Banking Federation, the European Banking Federation and PayPal where she headed the European Regulatory and Government Affairs Department. Up until recently, she was member of key European Working Groups (ERPB, European Commission Payment Systems Experts Group, the EBA API Working Group,…). Pascale holds a PHD in International private law.