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Profile of registrant

Experian plc

Identification number in the register: 21331678055-62
Registration date: 13/02/12 13:10:27

The information on this organisation was last modified on 21/01/14 11:54:16
The date of the last annual update was 21/01/14 11:54:16

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Experian plc
Acronym: Experian
Legal status: Public Limited Company
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Charlie Brown
Position: Company Secretary

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Fabrizia Giacomini
Position: Head of EMEA Regulatory Developments

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: Newenham House, Northern Cross Malahide Road
Dublin 17
Telephone number: (+353) 8469100
Fax number: (+353) 8469150
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended 31 March 2013 was US$4.7 billion.

Experian employs approximately 17,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

Experian supports clients across many different markets, including financial services, retail, telecommunications, automotive and the public sector. We also provide direct-to-consumer services.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information: We have one full-time person responsible for EU affairs, and others are involved as required in an advisory capacity, where their relevant expertise is helpful to discuss specific areas of consultation.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Michael Robert David SMITH 17/07/14 15/07/15
JANET LANE 13/08/14 11/08/15
Emma Thomas 16/09/14 12/09/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Changes, strategy and policy related to data protection, credit reference, credit lending and financial services. Consultations relating to EU consumer's financial wellbeing.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • External Relations
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Experian group companies belong to, and engage with, a range of organisations whose activities may be relevant. Key groups are: the European Credit Research Institute (ECRI), European Banking Federation (EBF), the Association of Consumer Credit Information Suppliers (ACCIS), The British Bankers Association (BBA), the Finance and Leasing Association (FLA), the Consumer Credit Trade Association (CCTA), the UK Cards Association, the European Justice Forum (EJF), Confederation of British Industry (CBI), British Chamber of Commerce (BCC), the UK's Fraud Prevention Service (CIFAS), the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) and the Direct Marketing Association (DMA). We also subscribe to RLM Finsbury's EU monitoring service and we use DLA Piper as our Brussels-based public affairs consultancy.

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2012 - 03/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 900000  € - 1000000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.