Ruth Wandhöfer

Global Head for Regulatory and Market Strategy, Citi Bank
Forum Member


Ruth Wandhöfer is a regulatory expert in the field of banking and one of the foremost authorities on transaction banking matters. Ruth's key responsibilities include driving regulatory and industry dialogue and developing product and market strategy in line with the evolving regulatory and market landscape.

Ruth chairs a number of influential industry bodies such as the Global Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs Committee of BAFT, the EBF Payments Regulatory Expert Group and the European Payments Council (EPC) Payment Security Group. She is a board member of the EPC and member of the European Commission Payment Systems Market Expert Group (PSMEG).

In 2015 she was the recipient of the ‘Women in Banking and Finance Award for Achievement’. She also published two books on Regulation and implications for transaction banking.