Paul Mortby

In his role as Head of Policy in the EU, the Middle East and Africa for Block, Inc, Paul Mortby leads Block’s policy and Government Relations efforts in the regions across all of Block’s business units (Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL and TBD). In addition, Paul serves as Chair of the European Fintech Association’s Digital Asset Working Group.

His current roles, as well as his experience of working in the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s Banking and Payments Policy and Innovation teams, have given Paul deep insight into fintech regulation, including payments and e-money, digital assets, and digital identity – and he is putting all of his experience into his current role, furthering policies that enable businesses to participate and thrive in the economy.