Our world-class leadership team draws on decades of senior experience in financial services and technology.
Chief Executive Officer
Head of Corporate Development
Group Strategy Director
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Group Commercial Director
Lindsay is a specialist in cards and payments with over 30 years’ experience in financial services and the public sector, with expertise in the set-up of new businesses, and the re-organisation of poorly performing business units. He led and was responsible for returning ITSO Ltd to profitability.
James has held senior roles within financial services businesses in the UK and Africa. He has extensive experience growing tech startups, and specialises in helping businesses harness cutting-edge fintech to transform the way they engage with customers. James is the Emerging Payments Association (EPA) Lead.
Jakub is an experienced fintech business builder and banking restructuring specialist. Prior to joining AEDC he spent his career in investment banking and asset management with Societe Generale, Credit Agricole, RBS, and most recently Hoist Finance. Jakub is MSc/Diplomkaufmann/Master Grande Ecole from ESCP Europe and Magister from the University of Economics in Poznan.
Mark has held international sales leadership roles across a diverse range of industry sectors including PropTech, Media and Travel. He has significant expertise and experience in designing and managing targeted sales strategies to exploit emerging channel opportunities. Mark has recently led the successful market launch of an award-winning digital platform.
Adrian has enjoyed a highly successful and varied career in financial services as a board director, company strategist and CEO of a range of financial services businesses. A major focus of his career has been driving innovation in the sector, leading major national and international programmes.
Simon has extensive senior experience leading transformation programmes for banks and financial institutions across multiple countries, including for businesses such as Barwa Bank, Int’l Bank of Qatar, SAMA (Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority), Oberthur Technologies, Network International and, most recently, Tsys.
Robin was recently a founding member and CFO of Cashplus / Advanced Payments Solutions, taking the business from a startup to an organisation processing over £4 billion in customer transactions annually with over 150 staff. Prior to this, Robin held senior management roles in blue chip organisations including Citibank Diners Club and Universal. He holds an MBA from Henley.
Matthew was the former Chief Architectural Advisor for the Developer & Platform Group at Microsoft. He is also the Founder and CTO of Ensygnia Limited, revolutionary patented system that allows simple, fast, secure transactions on mobiles by scanning a code with a mobile app.
Suzanne has many years’ experience building and operating businesses as a new business and growth strategy leader. Her background is diverse having worked across sectors and geographies, with companies such as Donna Karan, The Walt Disney Company, MTV, BAT and WPP.
Lindsay has worked in the payments sector since 2005, and has held senior leadership roles in business development and sales in the sector across Europe. She has extensive experience in prepaid cards issuance, regulation, open banking, portfolio management and ATM acquiring.
Melony has over 16 years' senior global HR experience working in financial services, for companies such as Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corporation, Argo Global, HSBC and Citigroup.
Mark has an extensive background in corporate strategy. He joined Omnio from Avios Group, where he was a Senior Strategist responsible for the digital strategy for loyalty products. Prior to this he was Head of Planning & Finance at BBC and spent his early years of his career in consulting and entrepreneurship.