Neil Lover

Head of Payments and Financial Crime, Coventry Building Society
Working Group Deputy Chair
Forum Member


Neil Lover (Deputy-Chair of the Financial Crime, Data and Security Working Group) is Head of Payments & Financial Crime and Money Laundering Reporting Officer at Coventry Building Society, a non-executive director at Payments UK and the UK Cards Association and a member of the LINK Network Members Council.

Prior to joining The Coventry, Neil was responsible for delivery of the mobile payments business operation at Telefonica and represented the company on the cross-telco industry Payforit payments management group. Prior to joining Telefonica, Neil was Head of Payments Strategy and Transformation at Nationwide.

Neil has also served on the Chaps and Cheque & Credit Clearing Boards, Visa UK Board and has held senior posts in banking operations and programme management having worked in the financial services industry since 1987.

* Biography submitted by Forum member.