Sam Hinton-Smith


Head of Public Policy, UK & Ireland

Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions of companies - from the world's largest enterprises to the most ambitious startups - use Stripe to accept payments, grow their revenue, and accelerate new business opportunities. 

Sam joined Stripe in 2019 as its first Head of Public Policy for the UK and Ireland. He also focuses on payments policy in the UK and Europe, and in global developments in new forms of digital money such as crypto assets and central bank digital currencies.

He is a policy professional with two decades of experience across the banking and retail sectors. Prior to joining Stripe he ran a cross-sector committee of financial services leaders focused on the future of UK-EU financial services.

Sam is a member of the Payments Board of UK Finance. He holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from Oxford University.

Event Sessions Featuring Sam Hinton-Smith


Seizing The Open Finance Opportunity

AltFi Festival of Finance 2022 - Wednesday 27 April 2022

Articles Featuring Sam Hinton-Smith

Regulators call for action in open finance

28th April 2022 | Amelia Isaacs