7. Payments 2021 - Vision for the year ahead

Airs on 2020-12-14

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Podcast Host

Kimberley Waldron

An award-winning marketer and entrepreneur, with 10 years + experience in the technology, retail, mobile and banking sectors. Kimberley’s career began in Manchester in independent music promotion, radio and online journalism.

In 2009, Kimberley Co-Founded international communications agency SkyParlour at 26 years of age. Ten years on, from its base in central Manchester, the business has amassed Fintech clients around the world from Palo Alto, to Munich, to Jakarta and back again to Cheadle.

Kimberley is co-chair of the Pro Manchester Fintech committee and industry advisor to the University of Salford Fintech MSc programme. She is also an active member of the Founders for Schools initiative and a mentor on the Tech Manchester mentoring programme.

Enterprise Programme Director at Form3

Nick Middleton

Nick Middleton is a highly experienced Payments Director who has specialised in major change and transformation projects across all banking functions. He has a reputation for innovation as well as initiating, delivering and implementing major end to end transformation programmes, leading multi-functional on and off shore teams and collaborating across a diverse set of stakeholders, ensuring programmes are delivered on time, in budget and with a customer first focus.

He has extensive experience in the banking sector in both interim and permanent positions working for some of the biggest banking institutions in the UK. He has specialised in the Payments sector and has led a wide variety of industry changing programmes operating within the bank as well as an industry representative.

CEO at PXP Financial Ltd

Koen Vanpraet

Koen has over 25 years’ experience in technology markets, with a proven reputation in senior roles at Global Collect/Ingenico and Credorax. As CEO of PXP Financial, Koen is responsible for developing and growing the global business, including product and business lines, as well as building third-party relationships that deliver value to clients.

Founder and Chairman of MYPINPAD

Justin Pike

An innovator in the IT industry for over 25 years, Justin initially developed one of the world’s first electronic top up platforms for prepay mobile phones. In 2002 he co-founded eNett International, a multi-billion dollar payment processing company, today considered the world leader in the travel payments sector. Justin founded MYPINPAD in 2012 after developing the core intellectual property and as Chairman he drives the company’s business strategy.