A single-minded focus on getting results.
Our team is comprised of leading experts in the field of FinTech, banking, payments, e-commerce, regulatory compliance, anti-money laundering, business development, due diligence, and information technologies.
Diverse range of services and expertise in one place.
Our team is comprised of leading experts in the fields of FinTech, banking, payments, e-commerce, regulatory compliance, anti-money laundering, business development, due diligence, and information technologies. We are closely collaborating with banks, regulators, payment systems, third-party service providers, and software developers to offer you advice and assistance on a wide variety of subjects in one place.
Our core service is management consulting and compliance for FinTech.
PSP Lab is a UK based international consulting firm which brings cutting edge solutions in terms of management consulting, business and technological development. We provide a vast array of services that can benefit each company wishing to become a top tier player in the financial sector. We can guide you during the development of your business and help to achieve superior results by providing impartial advice on each issue facing your business.
Working together to turn your ambitions into reality.
What sets us apart from other consultants is that we approach each case in a unique manner. We have always helped our clients identify and set the direction towards their most important goals by employing an unbiased approach. Our aim is not simply to advice, but rather to create value by making your business competitive, innovative, and agile.
Georgijus KocegarovasDesignated Member
Lead legal counsel and risk manager with various fields of expertise ranging from financial regulation, intellectual property law, corporate and commercial law, data protection, card scheme rules, contract drafting to anti-money laundering. Georgijus has advised and designed risk management frameworks for dozens of companies working in the financial sector. He served as a chief legal counsel and risk manager in the UK authorised payment institution. He has successfully managed many projects involving first-line communication with regulatory authorities, payment schemes, and key counterparties. Georgijus holds LLB in International and European Law from the Hague University, LLM in International Financial & Commercial Law from King's College London, and he is an ACAMS certified anti-money laundering specialist.
Dmitrijus ApockinasDesignated Member
Financial services executive with over 20 years of banking, finance, payments processing and FinTech application development experience. Served as a top executive, vice-president, CEO and board member of 3 different banks and 2 mutual fund management companies, also as Chief Operations Officer of Net Element, Inc., NASDAQ listed FinTech company. Accumulated vast knowledge of APMs, micro-finance and IT technologies sectors as a managing partner of the FinTech consultancy firm. Co-founded UK based authorised payment institution PayAlly in 2017. Obtained Bachelor degree in Banking and Finance from the Institute of Modern Business in Moscow, Russia and obtained MBA degree from the University of Warwick, Coventry, the United Kingdom. Dmitrijus is an ACAMS accredited anti-money laundering specialist and an Associate of Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.
Mykyta SokolovSenior Associate
Mykyta specialises in financial regulation of FinTech companies in the EU28. At PSP Lab he is working as business development and legal advisor. In 2017, he wrote his first research paper about Smart Contract Technology. His paper was cited in various books and articles, including Cambridge and Harvard legal journals. He has advised dozens of FinTech companies globally. His area of expertise includes the regulatory framework applicable to regulated and unregulated FinTech businesses as well as specific areas such as crypto, payments and AML regulations. Also, he helps companies with finding business partners and business models. He has obtained LLM in Banking and Finance Law from the Queen Mary University of London, LLB degree in International and European Law from the Hague University and LLB degree in Ukrainian Civil and Commercial Law from Odesa Law Academy.
Mario CohenAssociate in charge of Spain
Mario brings over 25 years of international business experience in areas such as Fintech, Payments Cloud, CyberSecurity, IoT, BigData. In 2000 he founded Demtech, a sales consultancy firm supporting tech companies expanding into Europe and LATAM. He also co-founded Viachannel in 2002, Media Proximity in 2006, HyperNova in 2014, PAX-Iberica in 2015. Mario has been appointed as a strategic advisor for different companies such as BlueCode, Thetaray, Santander Bank, TSI Payment, Wirecard, WaveCrest, WorldLine, among others. Innovation Director at Widerpool, a global innovation matchmaker consultancy firm. He obtained a BA in Business, Management Information and Technology, from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and an MBA in Technology and Business from the University of Jerusalem. Member of several organizations such as the EPCA and FinTech Connector.
Currently pursuing a PhD in banking and payments law at De Montfort University, Borja is our banking/fintech associate, helping prospective credit institutions, EMIs and PSPs to obtain their respective authorisations from regulators (e.g., FCA, PRA). Borja primary focus is on analysis of current market conditions, regulations, preparation of firms’ programme of operations, business plan, ICAAP, ILAAP, financial models, among other compliance documents. Borja has experience working for a Spanish aeronautical company formerly owned by Airbus and a major Italian investment bank with offices in Madrid. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Tecnun University and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of the Basque Country. In Spain, he is certified as a European Investment Practitioner (IIP) by the Polytechnique University of Valencia.