Ralf OHLHAUSEN – Executive Advisor at Tink and PPRO, Chair – European Third Party Providers Association


Ralf Ohlhausen is the founder of PayPractice advising Payment Service Providers, notably PPRO and Tink, with a focus on PSD2 and Open Banking opportunities. Previously, he was Chief Strategy Officer at PPRO, President Europe for SafetyPay and before joining the Payments, E-Commerce and Fintech arena he spent 10 years each in mobile telecoms and the IT industry.

Ralf is the chair of the European Third Party Providers Association (ETPPA), co-chair of the Berlin Group’s openFinance Advisory Board, member of the ECB’s Market Infrastructure Board (MIB), alternate member of the Euro Retail Payments Board (ERPB) and the board of the European Payments Council (EPC), as well as a member of the EC’s Payment Systems Market Expert Group (PSMEG), their European Financial Data Space Expert Group (EFDSEG) and Bank of England and Pay.UK’s Standards Advisory Panel.

He is also a member of various multi-stakeholder groups in the area of PSD2, APIs and Instant Payments, representing the interests of fintechs and TPPs.

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