Summary

A highly successful Senior Director, trained in management, business & technology by Unilever (MBA equivalent). Over 25 years experience across a broad range of business disciplines, in businesses within Financial Services, Payment Service Provision, eCommerce & Software Production An exceptional man manager, team builder, business developer, client/partner relationship manager & spokesman, with a well earned reputation in each field. At all levels, an articulate communicator, negotiator & diplomat Visionary, highly creative, productive & delivery conscious, each attribute providing a demonstrably positive impact to his companies’ bottom line A first-class crisis/change manager, commercially & strategically aware, technically savvy & budget astute, his vision in each area contributing significantly to his companies’ ongoing success Extensive experience working not only in the UK, but also Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America & the Pacific Rim Highlights: - Implemented large-scale business transformation at EarthPort. Initiatives included radical improvement of customer signup/product delivery process (weeks down to days), reduction of the group’s budget by two thirds without significant staff loss, and delivery of first on time/on budget major project - Developed WorldPay from start up to position as Europe’s leading eCommerce company, capturing nearly 30,000 clients, generating well in excess of £1,000,000 daily, in just under 3 years - Solely responsible for conception, production & launch of WorldPay’s portfolio, and sales & marketing strategy, which led directly to their market dominance - Responsible for capture and retention of many blue chip clients & partners. Instrumental in culturing NatWest relationship, which led to highly profitable sale of WorldPay to RBS - Winner of numerous awards, including the Computing Magazine award for excellence. Contributions to many publications and industry organizations

Work History

Work History
2008 - Present

Managing Director / Founder

New Payment Technologies
2008 - Present

Non-Executive Director / Advisor / Consultant

Various Payment and Non-Payment Companies
2007 - 2008

Head of Payments, Risk & Fraud

Betfair
2004 - 2006

Managing Director / Founder

B2B Payments Ltd
2003 - 2004

COO

EarthPort plc
1998 - 2003

Production & Operations Director

WorldPay plc
1997 - 1998

General Manager

NetBanx Ltd
1986 - 1997

Global Development Manager

Unilever plc
1979 - 1986

Operations Controller

Cambridge University

Education

Education
1992 - 1996

BA

The Open University
1989 - 1996

Graduate

Unilever International Management School