I am a digital/mobile payments, digital/mobile banking, digital/mobile commerce & Fintech expert with a focus on strategy, business development, regulatory affairs, public policy and Government Relations.
I am an editor and author of strategic and public policy country and cross-jurisdictional reports for Payments Compliance focusing on strategic and policy developments in the payment industry around the world. I am a mentor for Startup Bootcamp Fintech among others mentoring and advising M-Changa from Kenya, a mobile platform for mobile/online fundraising, InvestUP from the UK, the first world’s crowdfunding supermarket and Lootbank from the UK, an innovative mobile bank addressing among others the student market.
I have over twenty three years’ International, European and UK senior management experience in the Digital/Mobile Communications ecosystem in Strategy, Regulatory, Public Policy/Affairs I am advising clients on the strategic, business, regulatory and policy risks and opportunities resulting from the emerging Digital and Mobile Convergence Ecosystem. I am a frequent speaker and session chair in major conferences in 2015.
I have held senior management positions with blue-chip International telecoms businesses such as Everything Everywhere Ltd. (EE), Orange, Global Crossing, France Telecom, Verizon Business, Colt Technology Services Ltd. I have worked for OFCOM, the UK digital communications regulator. I have also held senior management positions with Deloitte Consulting and with strategic marketing and PR/Communications firms.
Functional expertise pillars:
– First pillar: European and International Affairs; Public Affairs; Regulatory Strategy, Public Policy; Compliance; Competition Policy; Government Relations.
– Second pillar: Corporate Strategy/Planning; Competitive; Market & Policy Intelligence; Issue management; Crisis Management and Communications; Stakeholders Relationships Management.