Mick Fennell

Business Line Director, Payments
Mick Fennel

With over 30 years’ in banking software, and 20+ years’ experience in the global payments eco-system, Mick is a highly-skilled business and market development specialist. In his current role at Temenos he is responsible for driving the global business growth strategy of Temenos’ award-winning payments offerings and supporting clients with their ambitions to scale and prepare for the future.

Mick is well-versed in the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for payments professionals. As a passionate advocate for change he has a number of unique insights on payments transformation; from cloud and SaaS adoption, to the need for an infrastructure that grows, evolves and complies with the ever-changing market landscape. Prior to his role at Temenos, Mick held senior roles at Volante Technologies and Misys Banking Systems from product management to client engagement, to go-to-market activities in both global and regional geographies, including: UK and Ireland, Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa.

Latest articles from Mick Fennell


How Request to Pay will transform payments relationships

By Mick Fennell, Business Line Director for Payments at Temenos and Mehmet Eryilmaz, Vice President Real-Time Payments & New Payment Platforms at Mastercard, presented at MoneyLIVE Summit 2022 focusing on how Request to Pay has the potential to transform billing processes and improve the customer experience. This is a short blog taken from their session.

What is Request To Pay, And Why Will it Be Such a Revolution?

Request to Pay (R2P) is a new, flexible method for settling bills between people, organizations, and businesses. For years the old-fashioned paper and e-mail invoices have been the favoured way to list services done and request payment. Still, change often comes unexpectedly, and R2P is about to burst upon us in a Tsunami of change. Read on to find out more.

Break the mold & pave the way for a brighter future

How do you pave the way to a successful future? A future where the burden of maintaining compliance with mandated regulatory change in multiple markets is greatly reduced, where the issues of scalability and flexibility are removed, and where your ability to address disparate markets and customer needs is a differentiator, not a barrier to success?

International Entity Networks: Breaking the second class citizen mold

In recent years, it has become increasingly difficult for financial institutions to avoid or postpone the strategic investment required to meaningfully address the pressing challenges of payment processing modernization. Industry initiatives such as new instant payment services, or new ISO 20022 based clearing schemes, or new open API initiated flows, all demand significant change.

Seamless Instant Payments

Around the world, banks find themselves under a veritable assault from different payment apps and fintech service providers and the demands they place on their processing capabilities. Consumers have more…

The Trouble With Fintechs

Much of the industry and media coverage of banks’ use of, and collaboration with, Fintechs is largely positive, and rightly so. New Fintechs are changing the landscape of our industry…