Paul Stoddart - Fintech Conference Brussels

Paul Stoddart

CEO, Vocalink, a Mastercard company

In his 20 year career in financial services, Paul’s most recent role prior to VocaLink was at Barclays Bank where he was responsible for M&A and Asset Disposals for Barclaycard globally covering Credit Card Issuing, Merchant Acquiring, Retail & Motor Finance, Loyalty & Reward.

Prior to this Paul spent 12 years at RBS in Group Corporate Development and in Global Transactions Services where he ran Product and Marketing for WorldPay and led M&A and Corporate Development activities including developing commercial relationships with Fortune 500 companies such as Apple, Google, Amazon and PayPal.

Paul joined the Board of VocaLink Ltd in June 2012 as Managing Director responsible for Strategy, Corporate Development, Marketing and the UK & International Product portfolio incl. BACS, Faster Payments, Mobile and Immediate Payment Services. In January 2017 he became Deputy CEO and in April 2017 CEO of the new VocaLink, a Mastercard company.   

Outside of VocaLink, Paul has held several Non-Executive Director roles in UK Fintech, previously for Vouchercloud and currently for LoyalZoo a leading digital loyalty solution for merchants.

With a passion for innovation and an instinct for efficiency, Paul strives to push the boundaries of what’s possible in banking and payments, leading an expert team as they shape the global payments landscape.