I am an expert of the digital and mobile convergence ecosystem with over 23 years global experience at senior management levels.
I focus in particular on digital/mobile communications, digital/mobile payments, mobile money, digital/mobile banking, digital/mobile commerce, Fintech and innovation. My expertise lies in strategy, business development, regulatory affairs, public policy, Government Relations, stakeholders relationships management, communication and PR.
1- Management and strategic consulting in digital/mobile payments, banking, money and Fintech in Europe, Africa, Asia and Americas.
2- Editor and author of strategic and public policy country and cross-jurisdictional reports for Payments Compliance, a legal and regulatory information website on subscription focusing on strategic and policy developments in the payment industry around the world.
3- Thought leadership activities, speaker in conferences and independent Conference and Content Director.
4- Startups and entrepreneurs mentorship and advisory roles:
- Mentor at Startup Bootcamp Fintech London;
- Independent mentor.
- Mentoring startups in the fields of mobile banking, crowdfunding, mobile money/mobile fundraising, blockchain solutions in UK, Kenya and the US.
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.
Ø Since June 2014: London, UK
Startup Bootcamp Fintech and Insuretech
Ø Since September 2012 London, UK
Mobile Convergence Ecosystems Ltd.
CEO and Founder
Ø September-December 2012
Everything Everywhere Ltd. (EE)
Interim Head of Consumer and Content Regulation (Contract)
Ø February-September 2012 London, UK
Wireless Industry Partnerships/WIP
European Advisor (Contract)
Ø July 2010-January 2012 London, UK
Colt Technology Services Ltd.
Director of Group Regulatory Affairs (Contract)
Ø January 2009-June 2010 London, UK
Ø January 2006-January 2009 London, UK
Director, Regulatory & Government Affairs, UK/Ireland
Ø April 2004-January 2006 London, UK
Office of Communications/Ofcom
Senior Policy Coordinator
Ø May 2003-April 2004
Independent Consultant London,UK
Ø November 2000-March 2003 London, UK
Director of International Regulatory Development
Ø October 1999-November 2000 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Chief Regulatory Officer, Europe
Ø October 1997-October 1999 Brussels, Belgium
Ø January 1996-October 1997 Brussels, Belgium
Global One (part of France Telecom Group)
Senior European Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer, Europe
Ø June 1992-January 1996 Paris, France
Competition Regulation Manager