Mark McMurtrie is an Independent Consultant who focuses on Payments and FinTech. He advises retailers, payment service providers, acquirers, technology companies, financial services companies and investors. For the last 5 years he has been providing a range of high level payment advisory services focusing on strategy development, market assessments, investment support, commercial due diligence, technology reviews, competitive analysis and supplier selection. He has worked with many of the world’s leading companies including the largest retailers, eCommerce merchants, PSPs, retail banks, merchant acquirers, card issuers, payment schemes and payment service providers. His payments experience is broad and covers mobile, face-to face, ecommerce, Omni-channel and instant/realtime payments. Mark is a regular industry commentator, conference chairman (RBTE, PayExpo, Instant Payments Summit, Mobile Shopping Summit) and speaker. He acts as a judge for the emerging payments, merchant payments ecosystem and FSTech Payments awards. He is proud to be an Ambassador for the Emerging Payments Association and member of Vendorcom.
Prior to starting Payments Consultancy Ltd, Mark held senior executive management positions at leading several international payment solution providers. During his 25-year career he has travelled to 60+ countries, promoting the latest payment technologies and successful launched many payment products and a payment service provider. A key strength of his is the ability to quickly identify and clearly communicate the business benefits of new technologies, solutions and services.