PayExpo Europe 2018

8-9 October 2019
Business Design Centre, London


Brian Dunne

Brian Dunne

Managing Director,, Past President, IMA Europe, Lifetime achievement UKGCVA, Global board member IMA, IMA Europe
Brian has previously held a variety of Managing Director roles, including National Post Office/ Royal Mail Group and Whitbread PLC, the largest hospitality retailer in the UK, where he gained a passion for the incentive marketplace.  Brian is Managing Director of SVM Europe Ltd, serving the incentive industry gift cards – specializing in offering prepaid solutions and supporting some of the leading incentive and motivation companies and programs.  Established in the USA in 1997, SVM Europe handles the sale, marketing and distribution of gift cards for many of the UK’s leading online and high street retailers. Brian is a veteran of the prepaid voucher and gift card industry, with over 25 years experience in the retail and hospitality sector.  Brian has held positions with a variety of companies specializing in incentives, reward & recognition and prepaid gifting solutions, to include Whitbread Leisure Vouchers and The Post Office and continues to work with some of the World’s largest retailers and hospitality providers, including Target Corporation, B&Q, Toys R Us and Best Western Hotels, helping clients to Drive Customer Loyalty, Reward Distributors, Entice Customers, Reward Purchases, Motivate Employees. Brian is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), and a Fellow of the Hotel & Catering Institute, alongside various different qualifications in the retail and hospitality space.
  • PayExpo is fantastic because it has thought provoking discussions and is a great place to connect with other leaders in the industry.
    Megan Caywood
    Starling Bank
  • Very well organised, covering all the key topics with an inclusive and relevant speaker and exhibitor base.
    Helene Panzarino
    Rainmaking Colab Fintech
  • Very wide ranging and varied content with a good mix of fact and opinions, hotly debated.
    Ian Dawson
    Hays Travel Limited
  • This is both a networking event and a trade show, and should be in everyone's diary.
    Paul Love Twelves
    Open Payments Cloud
  • Had a great time across the two days, very well looked after and heard some interesting things about the industry. Look forward to returning next year!
    Jon Ellis
    Atom Bank
  • PayExpo 2018 was fantastic with a great variety in exhibitors as well as content for talks and debates. We found some very good potential partners that will help us make a major impact in the banking industry over the next few years.
    Simon Phillips
    Money Global Limited
  • I really liked the sessions and panel discussions and I am looking forward to some more presentations.
    Liisi Kirsipuu
  • I found the event very interesting and lively, I really liked the presentations in theatre 2 as I am coming from a payments area I found them very informative.
    Martynas Rajuncios
    Lietuvos Bankas


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