OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

 

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Rodney Bain - 

 

MD / Co-Founder

 

Specialist in global acquiring, complex payment acceptance setups, and innovation in payment technology.     

Previously worked as:

Vice President: Partnerships, EVO Payments International, the payment arm of Deutsche Bank, Bank of Ireland, CITI, and PKO. 

Business Development Manager at Yoyo Wallet in-store mobile transactions and loyalty. 

   

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Peter Keenan - CEO / Co-Founder

Specialist in retail & eCommerce leadership, mobile payments, and payment innovation. Qualified Chartered Accountant.

Previously worked as:

CEO of Zapp, Fintech startup sold to Mastercard

HSBC Global Head of Customer Propositions

Managing Director & Group Executive Committee Member Dixons Group (Curry’s, PC World) 

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Toreson Lloyd - CCO

Over 7 years experience in the payments industry, specialist in acquiring and cross-border eCommerce.

Previously worked as:

Vice President, relationship management: WorldPay

Senior Relationship Manager, Airlines: WorldPay

Business Development Manager: American Express

Captain: British Army 

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Valerie Soranno Keating

- Non-Executive Board Member

25 years experience in the payments industry, acquiring specialist dubbed the 'Queen of Cards'.

Previously worked as:

CEO: Barclaycard

EVP, Global Commercial Services, Emerging Global Business & Network Expansion: American Express

President, Global Travelers Cheques & Prepaid Services: American Express

SVP & General Manager, Establishment Services/Travel & Retail Strategic Relationships: American Express

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Per Bjorgas - Chairman of the Board 

 

Retail specialist with over 30 years experience in business strategy and governance. 

Previously worked as:

Founder and executive Chairman: Bank Brokers.

Senior Executive roles: Elkjop and Dixons electrical retailing.

Senior Executive roles: Vesta and Skandia insurance.

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Sunilkumar Peenikal - CTO

Specialist in architectural capability, agile software delivery and finance & payments industry expert.

Previously worked as: 

Director of Technology at Vocalink.

Application Delivery Director at Zapp.

Head of Application Delivery at Zapp.

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Truls Kristoffersen - Sales Director

Over 15 years experience in the payments industry, acquiring specialist and enterprise customer account manager

Previously worked as:

Sales Director: Bambora global acquiring and payments

Sales Director: Euroline Payments

Client Executive: Swedbank Card Services

Sales Director: Arvato Bertelsmann

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James Olver - Director of Business Development

10 years experience in the payments industry, specialist in disruptive payments solutions and business development. 

Previously worked as:

VP Business Development: Checkout.com

Sales Director: Bluesnap 

UK Sales Director: Braintree

Regional Sales Manager: Barclaycard

Corporate Business Development: First Data

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Tara Farrer - Head of Operations

Experienced in scaling operations of high-growth Fintech businesses. A seasoned operations professional with Prince II, Data Analytics and GDPR qualifications.

Previously worked as:

Developed the operations at Yoyo Wallet (mobile payment and loyalty solution) and Tradingpoll (a crowd wisdom theory platform predicting financial market direction).

 

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