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.
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?
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.
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…