Andrea Dunlop Managing Director, The Access Group

Andrea Dunlop is Managing Director, The Access Group, leading their payment division. She is also a co-founder of, an angel investor and non-executive Director.  Andrea is highly-regarded in the payments industry; she has been recognised with numerous industry awards including being named one of the ‘Most Influential Women in Payments in 2018’, and appearing in Payments Power 10, a list of the top ten influential contributors to the payments industry in 2016/17/18/19. Andrea is the Chairwoman of the Emerging Payments Association’s Advisory Board and Board member of the European Women in Payments Network. Andrea previous roles include establishing a successful UK/EU merchant acquiring business, as well as running her own consultancy in financial services and payments sectors. Previously she served 13 years in the Royal Air Force. She is a passionate speaker and supporter of diversity and inclusion, as well as financial inclusion, championing and challenging the industry to deliver better financial products for the benefit of all.