Scott Abrahams Senior Vice President Business Development & FinTech, UK&I, International Markets at Mastercard Scott Abrahams Senior Vice President Business Development & FinTech, UK&I, International Markets at Mastercard
Scott is Senior Vice President, Business Development & FinTech, UK and Ireland, International Markets, Mastercard. In this role, Scott is responsible for developing and executing the UK&I Acceptance and Fintech sales and marketing strategy, to drive Acceptance growth and increase revenue performance.
Before joining Mastercard, Scott was Vice President and General Manager of Global Supplier Relations EMEA at American Express. He was responsible for revenues from suppliers such as British Airways, Emirates, Air France and Hilton. He has held the positions of VP of Client Management UK and GM Nordics at American Express. He previously worked as Head of Relationship Management at Barclays Bank, focusing on implementing innovation, change, motivation and culture within his team. Scott began his career at Sainsbury’s as a graduate trainee manager, rising to Deputy Store Manager and then moving to Project Management where he was accountable for the movement and banking of all Sainsbury’s physical and electronic turnover. Scott studied Economics and Law at the University of Leicester in England. Shaun Puckrin Chief Product Officer at Global Processing Services (GPS) Limited Shaun Puckrin Chief Product Officer at Global Processing Services (GPS) Limited
Shaun Puckrin is Chief Product Officer of Global Processing Services (GPS), the trusted and proven go-to payments processing partner for today’s leading challenger fintechs, including Revolut, Starling Bank and Curve.
Shaun is responsible for setting the product strategy and roadmap at GPS, ensuring that these align with the company’s overall commercial strategy of providing the most reliable and feature-rich platform to GPS customers worldwide. With more than 20 years’ experience in payments, mobile and fintech, Shaun has a track record of developing award-winning B2B and B2C products whilst in senior product and technology positions at Worldpay, Nested, Monitise, and Symbian. Timothy Poole International Trade Advisor at DIT Timothy Poole International Trade Advisor at DIT
Timothy has many years’ experience in International Financial Services. He spent nearly 20 years with a number of global commercial banks focusing on the corporate marketplace.
Timothy’s focus has consistently been on supporting companies in many industries with their international trade and financial needs, originally towards the Middle East; his first visit to Saudi Arabia was in 1981 and has been to the Gulf region many times. More recently he spent 10 years with Standard & Poor’s Ratings in London, responsible for business development and client management of Companies in the UK, Middle East and South Africa. Timothy is now a member of the Department for International Trade’s Financial & Professional Services team in London, supporting fintech, insurtech and regtech firms, payments businesses, foreign exchange, investment advisory and other financial technology companies in their international growth. Richard Morgans General Manager UK&I at Mambu Richard Morgans General Manager UK&I at Mambu
Richard has worked in financial services for the last 15 years in digital proposition, product development, innovation and partnerships. He has spent time in management consulting, helping to launch the UKs first digital only bank, Atom as well as running teams in TSB and Barclays. Currently, Richard is the General Manager for Mambu in the UK and Ireland responsible for the commercial strategy and go to market for the region.
Kuba Zmuda Chief Strategy Officer at Modulr Kuba Zmuda Chief Strategy Officer at Modulr
Kuba Zmuda has over 15 years+ of experience in financial services technology with over 10 of those in the payments sector. He co-founded Modulr in 2015 and currently leads the strategy function including European expansion within the business. Prior to that, Kuba worked in a variety roles in the payment sector with CorporatePay and WEX Europe where he led Operations, Projects and Product functions.
Thibault de Barsy General Manager & Vice-Chairman at Emerging Payments Association EU Thibault de Barsy General Manager & Vice-Chairman at Emerging Payments Association EU
Thibault is the Vice-Chairman & General Manager of the Emerging Payments Association for the European Union since December 2019.
Thibault de Barsy was formerly CEO of Keytrade Bank Luxembourg for 5 years and has over 20 years of experience in the financial and ICT sector. Thibault is a guest lecturer at the University of Luxembourg on “Managing Financial Brands in the Digital Era” and at the Solvay Brussels of Economics and Management. Since October 2019, he has participated as a weekly guest speaker on the Belgian news TV channel LN24 as an Economics columnist. Before settling in Luxembourg, he held different marketing & sales positions across banks, insurance, telco and credit card companies. Thibault holds a Master of Science in Management from the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management and a CEFA certificate from the Belgian Association of Financial Analysts.